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James Willis Downing Collection

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James Willis Downing Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James Willis Downing
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
CO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1932-1956
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS West Virginia
Location of Service
Washington, DC; Hawaii
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran is a Pearl Harbor survivor.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1932-1956
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS West Virginia
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Alex Johnson
Contributor:
Alex Johnson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66571
Subjects:
Downing, James Willis
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James Willis Downing Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66571), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2013-02-22
 

 

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