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James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection

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James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James A. Mulligan, Jr.
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
VA
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1944-1975
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Naval Aviator
Location of Service:
Vietnam; Yankee Station, Gulf of Tonkin; South China Sea
Highest Rank:
Captain
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The Veteran was shot down in 1966. He spent 42 months in solitary confinement in a Vietnamese prisoner of war (POW) camp, being freed in 1973.

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1944-1975
Branch of Service:
Navy
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1944-1975
Branch of Service:
Navy
Location of Service:
Korea
Prisoner of War:
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Contributor:
James Mulligan
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/1656
Subjects:
Mulligan Jr., James A.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoners of War--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/1656), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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