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Raymond Albert Brittain Collection

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
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
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
Interviewer:
Janet Hammond
Contributor:
Helen Reed
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Park County Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/9596
Subjects:
Brittain, Raymond Albert
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Raymond Albert Brittain Collection
(AFC/2001/001/9596), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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