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Charles H. Harmon Korean War collection

Charles H. Harmon Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Charles H. Harmon Korean War collection

BC.KWP.64

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

November 5, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Harmon, Charles H., 1930-
Title: Charles H. Harmon Korean War collection
Dates: 1952; 2009-2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents related to the military service of Charles H. Harmon.
Identification: BC.KWP.64
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-kwp-64

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents related to the military service of Charles H. Harmon.


Biographical Information

Charles H. Harmon was born on June 29, 1930, in Shamrock, Texas. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in September 1948 at the age of eighteen and was assigned to USS Orleck in January 1949. Harmon's Korean War service began in February 1951 when Orleck joined United Nations forces off the east coast of Korea. He served as an engineer yeoman and kept records and correspondence for the engineering staff. During his time aboard Orleck, Harmon participated in numerous patrols, shore bombardment missions, and transportation missions. He returned to Arkansas after the war.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Harmon, Charles H., 1930-
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
United States. Navy.
USS Orleck (Destroyer)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles H. Harmon Korean War collections, KWP.64, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Charles H. Harmon, July 2010


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