Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

James Woolsey Collection

{ }
James Woolsey Collection

Biographical Information

thumbnail of Woolsey, James
Name:
James Woolsey
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1914-1918
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
France; Germany; England; Hawaii; United States
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Alpine
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands); Luzon (Philippines)
Highest Rank
Boatswain's Mate
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran composed "USO Boogie" for Glenn Miller and his band. Witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Paul Zigo
Contributor:
Paul Zigo
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Brookdale Community College, Brookdale Center for World War II Studies
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/24013
Subjects:
Woolsey, James
World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James Woolsey Collection
(AFC/2001/001/24013), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us