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Robert Green - World War II

Robert Green served in the United States Navy during World War II. During 1942, he was stationed at the Samoa Islands, Tulagi Islands, New Hebrides, and New Caledonia, as well as at Guadalcanal during the Battle of Santa Cruz. In 1942, Green helped secure Attu Island. In 1943, his naval fleet recaptured Tarawa in the South Pacific.

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Soldiers unload landing craft “PA-3-24” during the Attu Invasion on May 15, 1943. This landing craft belonged to the U.S.S. Zeilin, the ship where Robert Green served.

Where:

Attu Island

When:

May 15, 1943

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Narrator's photo

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The ABSD Dry Dock at Manus Island in the Bismark Sea in December 1944.

Where:

Manus Island

When:

December 1944

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Narrator's photo

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Floating Dry Dock ABSD #4 in July 1945.

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Unknown

When:

July 1945

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Narrator's photo

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Floating Dry Dock ABSD #2 and #4 at Manus Island in the spring of 1945.

Where:

Manus Island

When:

Spring, 1945

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Narrator's photo

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Robert Green and his siblings Bette and Maynard in New York in February 1944.

Where:

New York

When:

February 1944

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Narrator's photo

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Newspaper clipping about the military service of Lieutenant Commander Robert Green and his brothers, Lieutenant Maynard Green, and Staff Sergeant Edward Green.

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Unknown

When:

Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

Caption

Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

Caption

Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

Caption

Photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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John Conti and Preston Foster in a photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Anthony Quinn, and Richard Jaekel in a photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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William Bendix in a photocopied still from the film “Guadalcanal Diary,” which was filmed in the spring of 1943 with Robert Green and his crewmates serving as extras.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Spring, 1943

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Frogmen and rubber boats at the Kiska Landing on August 15, 1943.

Where:

Kiska Island

When:

August 15, 1943

Ownership:

Narrator's photo

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The Kiska Landing beach in August 1943.

Where:

Kiska Island

When:

August 1943

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Narrator's photo

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Newspaper clipping titled, “The USS Zeilin (APA-3) at Tarawa,” published in “Proceedings,” a Navy publication, in November 1993.

Where:

Unknown

When:

November 1993

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Narrator's photo

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Painting by Richard M. Gibney depicting the USS Zeilin at Tarawa titled, “Down the Nets, Tarawa.”

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Portrait of Robert Green at the Midshipmen’s School in New York in 1941.

Where:

Midshipmen's School, New York

When:

1941

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Clipping from a Navy publication that shows Robert Green briefing his crew.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Narrator's photo

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Robert Green in San Francisco in August 1941.

Where:

San Francisco, California

When:

August 1941

Ownership:

Narrator's photo

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Photograph of the USS Zeilin in 1945 with a poem about her.

Where:

Unknown

When:

1945

Ownership:

Narrator's photo

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Robert Green being interviewed for the WILL AM-FM-TV Central Illinois World War II Stories project.

Where:

Urbana, Illinois

When:

2007

Ownership:

This image is the property of Illinois Public Media.



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