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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1546.AM:  John D. Curd, 1923-2008



Reminiscences

Amherst, Buffalo County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born at Amherst, Nebraska, on January 18, 1923, John Davis Curd was the son of Thomas and Olive Curd.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Curd married Arlene McGinnis in Detroit, Michigan, on January 13, 1943.  After the war, the couple lived in Farmington, Michigan.  John D. Curd died on August 31, 2008.  He is buried in Glen Eden Memorial Park at Livonia, Michigan.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one folder containing typescript reminiscences of John D. Curd.  The reminiscences describe Curd’s service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Curd describes various battles, including Midway, Santa Cruz and Coral Sea.  The reminiscences cover the time-period 1940-1946.



INVENTORY



WWII reminiscences of John D. Curd



 



Subject headings:



Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942

Curd, John Davis, 1923-2008

Midway, Battle of, 1942

Reminiscences

United States. Navy — Military life

World War, 1939-1945 — Campaigns — Solomon Islands — Santa Cruz Islands

World War, 1939-1945 — Naval operations, American



 



Revised TMM      08-17-2020