Mannas, Oscar Victor, TM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
World War II
Location of Interment
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery - Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Torpedoman's Mate Second Class Mannas was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.

Service number: 2441697

Submarine war patrols: USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NAVSTA Norfolk, VAUSS Ranger (CV-4)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1942-1942, S2c-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1942-1944, TM-0000, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1944-1944, TM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/China-Burma-India Theater/China Defensive Campaign (1942-45)
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Leader
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 01, 1943, Promoted to TM3
  Jan 01, 1944, Promoted to TM2
  Dec 22, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWWII Memorial National Registry
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, World War II Fallen
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2017, WWII Memorial National Registry
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