Rimmer, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Rimmer, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2015

Creator

Contributor

Zwart, Brian (Interviewer)

Description

Bob Rimmer was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1923. He grew up in Minnesota, Michigan, and Kansas before enlisting in the Coast Guard in March 1942. After basic training he was stationed at Bay City, Michigan as a truck driver then aboard the USS Long Beach in the South Pacific during 1944 taking part in patrols and several amphibious invasions. In 1945 he returned to the United States and was stationed in Seattle, Washington and St. Louis, Missouri before being discharged in June 1946. Later in 1946 he enlisted in the United States Navy Reserve and in September 1951 he was called up for service and was assigned to the USS Ammen. He took part in patrols of the Atlantic Ocean aboard the Ammen, returning to the United States in February 1953. He was discharged from the Navy Reserve in December 1953.

Date

2015-05-04

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_RimmerB1765V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Citation

Rimmer, Robert, “Rimmer, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed May 16, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41085.
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