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Joseph Peter Vaghi Collection

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Joseph Peter Vaghi Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Joseph Peter Vaghi
State of Birth:
CT
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
Other
Note
Veteran’s biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Italian.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1951
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Neshoba (APA 216); 6th Naval Beach Battalion
Location of Service
Notre Dame, Indiana; Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Radford, Virginia; England; Omaha Beach, Normandy, France; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Philippines; Japan
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion) Omaha Beach, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [2 items] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Brien Williams
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/44465
Subjects:
Vaghi, Joseph Peter
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Joseph Peter Vaghi Collection
(AFC/2001/001/44465), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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