Paul Lewis Larson

Paul Lewis Larson

World War II · US Navy · Chief Petty Officer

Chief pharmacist's mate aboard U.S.S. Tang who was killed in action on October 25, 1944

World War II (1939 - 1945)
Served For

United States of America

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Branch

Navy

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Rank

Chief Petty Officer

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Rating

Chief Pharmacist's Mate

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Service Number

3213006

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Theater

Pacific

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Gold Star

Yes

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Stories about Paul Lewis Larson

Paul Lewis Larson(December 26, 1920 – October 25, 1944)

    USS Tang Torpedo Damage.jpg
    Illustration of Tang's damage following torpedo hit (Bureau of Ships report, U.S. Navy)
    USS Tang Torpedo Damage after intial hit.jpg
    Tang after its stern hit bottom. For most of the survivors reach the forward torpedo room to attempt escape, the boat had to be leveled out on the bottom.
    USS Tang Torpedo Damage before escape attempt.jpg
    Tang's position during escape attempts, with ascending line and buoy illustrated
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