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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Years
1942 - 1945
NEC
615X-Limited Duty Officer - Special Warfare
Home State
Massachusetts
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander


Location
Massachusetts
Feb 09, 1951
Service to 1945
Naval Special Services Administration Activity
Naval Special Services Administration Activity
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1945 - 1945
Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1945 - 1945
Commander, Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1945 - 1945
USS Bates (DE-68)
USS Bates (DE-68)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1943 - 1945
USS Rhodes (DE-384)
USS Rhodes (DE-384)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1945 - 1945
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Ribbon with "V" (WWII)

Awarded by the Navy just before he died in February 1951.

Duchin Receives Death Bed Award
NEW YORK, February 10, 1951. Eddy Duchin, dies of leukemia. A few hours before he succumbe... 
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1945
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Awarded for action at Normandy, Iwo Jima and Okinawa invasions.
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After a few months' service on patrol boats, he attended Sound School and was then assigned to Destroyer Escort work as a Sound Officer and took part in the D-Day operations off Normandy in 1944. His... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description

After a few months' service on patrol boats, he attended Sound School and was then assigned to Destroyer Escort work as a Sound Officer and took part in the D-Day operations off Normandy in 1944. His... 
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1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Okinawa Gunto Operation
Description
The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg. was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted... More
1945 - 1945
Iwo Jima Operation
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
COMTHIRDFLT
COMTHIRDFLT
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1943 - 1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description

June 1944: D-Day operations at Normandy.

After a few months' service on patrol boats, he attended Sound School and was then assigned to Destroyer Escort work as a Sound Officer and took part in the D-D... 
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1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Edwin Duchin enlisted in the navy in 1942 and served on destroyers in some of the toughest engagements of both the Atlantic and Pacific includeing Normandy, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. In 1945 he was discha... More
1944
Operation Overlord
Description
The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest ... More
1944 - 1944
Fire Damage Control School
Fire Damage Control School
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1943
Precommissioning Detail (PRECOMDET)
Precommissioning Detail (PRECOMDET)
Rank
Lieutenant
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1943
School Assignments - Staff
School Assignments - Staff
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1943 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Edwin Duchin enlisted in the navy in 1942 and served on destroyers in some of the toughest engagements of both the Atlantic and Pacific includeing Normandy, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. In 1945 he was discha... More
1943
NAS Miami, FL
NAS Miami, FL
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1942 - 1943
(RM) Radioman A School
(RM) Radioman A School
Rank
Ensign
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
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Ensign Ensign
1942 - 1942
Port Everglades
Port Everglades
Rank
Ensign
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1942 - 1942
USS Sable (IX-81)
USS Sable (IX-81)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1942 - 1942
Northwestern University NROTC (Faculty Staff)
Northwestern University NROTC (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Apprentice Seaman
NEC
SR-0000-Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Direct Commissioned Officer Indoctrination Course (DCOIC) (Newport, RI)
School
Direct Commissioned Officer Indoctrination Course (DCOIC) (Newport, RI)
1942
Service from 1942

 
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