Trovato, Anthony (Interview outline and video), 2012

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Title

Trovato, Anthony (Interview outline and video), 2012

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Tony Trovato was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1912. He was son to Italian immigrants and could speak fluent Italian. He enlisted into the Navy in 1943 when he was 31 years old and trained at Great Lakes where he learned how to handle troops and personnel. He was later assigned to Norfolk, Virginia where he was trained to be a boatswain. After leaving Norfolk, he was sent down the Mississippi River to New Orleans and eventually made his way across the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea. While in the Mediterranean, his convoy spent the majority of its time resupplying troops in France and Italy as well as carrying war prisoners. He served as shore patrol near the end of his time before he was discharged in 1945, after both Germany and Japan had surrendered.

Date

2012-03-15

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

TrovatoT1351V

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Trovato, Anthony, “Trovato, Anthony (Interview outline and video), 2012,” Digital Collections, accessed February 21, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/30048.
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