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Walter Glen Christiansen Collection

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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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
Contributor:
Walter Glen Christiansen
Contributor:
John Fraser
Contributor:
Robert Babcock
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Americans Remembered, Inc.
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.53377
Subjects:
Christiansen, Walter Glen
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Walter Glen Christiansen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.53377), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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