Allen, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Title

Allen, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Description

Paul Allen was born in 1926 in South Boston. His father served in World War I for the US Navy. Paul graduated high school at the age of 15 in 1942. Although he wanted to go to Harvard, Paul knew he would end up in the military
he wound up being stationed to the battleship New Jersey as a dispersing officer where he would be the youngest officer on the ship at age 19. After a few years on a few different ships, Paul would arrive to the Eastern theater during the Korean War as he was primarily based out of Yokusuka Japan in late 1950. He later served assignments at the Pentagon and aboard the carrier USS Essex (1954-56), and later had assignments in the Philippines and at the naval base in Da Nang during the Vietnam War.

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_AllenP1652V

Format

video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Date

2014-06-23

Citation

Allen, Paul, “Allen, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed November 17, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40995.
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