Oral History Interview with Patrick F. Ryan
Branch of Service
World War II
Dates of Service
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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Ryan, Patrick F., "Oral History Interview with Patrick F. Ryan" (2013). Veterans History Project Personal Narratives. 13.