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Walter Glen Christiansen Collection

Walter Glen Christiansen Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Walter Glen Christiansen
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
GA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1946
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS West Virginia (BB 48); PT 59 (Motor Torpedo Boat); PT 21
Location of Service:
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Midway; Solomon Islands
Battles/Campaigns:
Pearl Harbor, Midway, Solomon Islands
Highest Rank:
Chief Gunner's Mate
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served in the South Pacific from 1940 to 1943. He served with John F. Kennedy aboard PT 59.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
John Fraser
Contributor:
Robert Babcock
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Americans Remembered, Inc.
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/53377
Subjects:
Christiansen, Walter Glen
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Walter Glen Christiansen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/53377), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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