Dean, Oliver "Ollie" (Interview outline and video), 2013

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Title

Dean, Oliver "Ollie" (Interview outline and video), 2013

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)
Kentwood Historic Preservation Commission (Kentwood, Mich.)
WKTV
WKTV (Wyoming, Mich.)

Description

Ollie Dean is a World War II veteran that was born in 1927 in Kalamazoo, Michigan and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In early 1945 at the age of seventeen he joined the U.S. Navy and after training at Great Lakes Naval Station in Chicago was deployed to the Pacific Theatre and Southeast Asia aboard the U.S.S. Cheleb, a Navy cargo ship. He also served on the U.S.S. Mt. McKinley, a communications ship, on a cruise through the Inland Sea of Japan and up to Vladivostok. With the Cheleb, he spent time in Shanghai and Tsingtao while the Japanese were being evacuated from China.

Date

2013-11-14

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

DeanO1558V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Dean, Oliver, “Dean, Oliver "Ollie" (Interview outline and video), 2013,” Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28807.
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