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James Woolsey Collection

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James Woolsey Collection

Biographical Information

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

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

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
Veteran composed "USO Boogie" for Glenn Miller and his band. Witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --Typewritten document
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
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:   2/22/2013

 

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