USS West Virginia, Navy Uniform of Granville R. Williams, 1941-2001 A&M 3462

USS West Virginia, Navy Uniform of Granville R. Williams, 1941-2001 A&M 3462


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M 3462
Title
USS West Virginia, Navy Uniform of Granville R. Williams 1941-2001
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/1092
Quantity
0.25 Linear Feet, Summary: 3 in. (1 large flat storage box, 3 in.)
Creator
Jacobs, Martin
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Dress white U.S. Navy uniform that belonged to Granville R. Williams, Gunner's Mate 2nd Class, who served aboard the USS West Virginia during the attack at Pearl Harbor. Williams survived the attack and was awarded the Purple Heart. His Purple Heart medal and five campaign and achievement medals adorn the uniform. There is also a photograph of Williams and a copy of the article 'The Horror of Pearl Harbor' from Militaria International magazine (May 2001) which includes a reminiscence by Williams of his Pearl Harbor experience.

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[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], USS West Virginia, Navy Uniform of Granville R. Williams, A&M 3462, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, West Virginia.


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