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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
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
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran is a Pearl Harbor survivor.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1932-1956
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS West Virginia
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
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:   2/22/2013

 

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