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Robert Wahlfeldt - World War II

Robert Wahlfeldt served in the United States Navy during World War II. He served in the engineering section on the U.S.S. Waldron, a destroyer. The ship traveled to Bermuda and the Panama Canal before going to the Pacific. By 1945 the ship was assigned to a fast carrier task force, and supported combat operations in and around the Philippine Islands, the South China Sea, and during the invasion of Okinawa. After the war he say Yokosuka, in Kanagawa province, Japan.

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The U.S.S. Waldron at Sea on July 13, 1944.

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July 13, 1944

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Log Book of the U.S.S Waldron (DD699) June 8, 1944 to June 30, 1944 – names of all the men on the ship. Page 1.

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1944

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Log Book of the U.S.S Waldron (DD699) June 8, 1944 to June 30, 1944 – names of all the men on the ship. Page 2.

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1944

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Log Book of the U.S.S Waldron (DD699) June 8, 1944 to June 30, 1944 – names of all the men on the ship. Page 3.

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1944

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Log Book of the U.S.S Waldron (DD699) June 8, 1944 to June 30, 1944 – names of all the men on the ship. Page 4.

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1944

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Log Book of the U.S.S Waldron (DD699) June 8, 1944 to June 30, 1944 – names of all the men on the ship. Page 5.

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1944

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Newspaper article regarding award of Battle Star from “Blacksmith Shop News” – Chicago and Eastern Illinois Employed Magazine. Robert Wahlfeldt received a battle star for the Okinawa Campaign.

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United States Navy Task Group 38 – lists ships operating with the third fleet against the Japanese home islands. Page 1.

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United States Navy Task Group 38 – lists ships operating with the third fleet against the Japanese home islands. Page 2.

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Drawing of the U.S.S. Waldron by Bettie Pfister in 1946.

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1946

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