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Charleston Naval Base (S.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward T. Burke Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-03.0139
Scope and Contents The materials in the Edward T. Burke Jr. collection document activities of a U.S. Navy Chief Torpedoman who served on the U.S.S. Broome in the Atlantic and Mediterranean theaters during World War II and his life after the war. i) This collection consists of personal correspondence between Mr. Burke and his wife from 1940 to 1946, military personnel orders, military certificates, a personal journal of Mr. Burke’s regarding torpedo notes, photocopies and original copies of pictures depicting civilian life and naval life, papers covering post-war memorial involvement, Four Piper Destroyer Fellowship materials, video interviews of Edward T. Burke Jr., World War II documentaries,...
Dates: Created: 1940-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/10/2003

Joseph Jennings transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0199 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0199
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Joseph Jennings, who was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and worked as an aircraft radio operator during World War II and served in the South Atlantic guarding the Brazilian coastline near Rio do Janeiro. The interview covers his duties and anecdotes, like his training in Norfolk, VA, his emergency appendectomy, and his time in Dutch Guyana. The interview also describes his early years during the Great Depression in Oklahoma.

Dates: Created: 1922-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2001