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Edward Wadington Collection

Edward Wadington Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward Wadington
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1946
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Missouri
Location of Service:
Pacific Theater
Highest Rank:
Storekeeper Third Class
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran worked in supply. Veteran was present at the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard the USS Missouri, which ended World War II. Veteran's battle station aboard the USS Missouri was hit by a kamikaze plane.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Computer File: CD [1 item]
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [13 items]
Photograph: Digital print [20 items]
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] --Reference copy
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] --Electronic file of interview transcript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of audio recording
Interviewer:
Judith Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Transcriber:
Yvonne Herzog
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/11173
Subjects:
Wadington, Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Edward Wadington Collection
(AFC/2001/001/11173), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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