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Raymond Albert Brittain Collection

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Raymond Albert Brittain Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Raymond Albert Brittain
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
WY
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Tennessee, LST-17, LST-12
Location of Service
Naval Training Station, San Diego, California; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Attu Island (Aleutian Islands); Coral Sea; Midway; Tarawa Atoll (Gilbert Islands); Kwajalein Island (Marshall Islands); Washington, DC; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Manila Bay (Philippines)
Battles/Campaigns
Coral Sea, Midway, Tarawa, Kwajalein Atoll, Philippines
Highest Rank
Fire Controlman Second Class
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran is a Pearl Harbor survivor. He served as a mess cook and as an anitaircraft director on a five-inch gun battery.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [5 items] --
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [0 item] -- Reference copy
Contributor:
Raymond Albert Brittain
Contributor:
Janet Hammond
Contributor:
Helen Reed
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Park County Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.9596
Subjects:
Brittain, Raymond Albert
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Raymond Albert Brittain Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.9596), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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