Melson, Charles, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1964-1966, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Service Years
1927 - 1966
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1904
 
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Date of Passing
Sep 14, 1981
 
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World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
(Southern France Campaign 15 August to 14 September 1944) While the Germans were retreating in Italy in the summer of 1944, the Allies diverted some of their strength in the theater to the invasion of Southern France. After preliminary bombardment, a combined seaborne-airborne force landed on the French Riviera on 15 August. Marseilles having been taken, Sevmth Army advanced up the Rhone Valley and by mid-September was in touch with Allied forces that had entered France from the north.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Dec 31, 2017
   
Personal Memories

Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation

   
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  68 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Abbott, Earl James, Cox, (1943-1946)
  • Brown, Ronald, SCPO, (1943-1968)
  • Deese, Paul, PO2, (1942-1946)
  • Floyd, Clifford Grosvenor, LT, (1942-1959)
  • Freeman, William, PO2, (1941-1945)
  • Garner, Willie Carson, PO2, (1940-1945)
  • Johnson, Glenn, PO1, (1942-1945)
  • Lyon, Kenneth, PO2, (1942-1953)
  • Ratliff, Lee, PO3, (1943-1946)
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