Oral History Interview with Patrick F. Ryan

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Oral History Interview with Patrick F. Ryan

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Interviewee

Patrick F. Ryan

Interviewer

Louise Graham

Interview/Donation Date

12-28-2013

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Served In

World War II

Dates of Service

1944-1946

Summary

Patrick F. Ryan, Navy, (Amphibious Force),Gunner’s mate, third class USNR, USS Clay PA 39, USS Knox PA 46.

Ryan’s job was the invasion force, taking the Army & Navy troops into the beaches. Involved in Philippine liberation invasion of Leyte & Luzon Asiatic Pacific invasions of Saipan, Tinian, Yap and Iwo Jima.

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Oral History Interview with Patrick F. Ryan

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