Levin, George Bernard, RT2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
RT-0000-Radio Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radio Technician
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RT-0000, USS Harder (SS-257)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
RT-Radio Technician

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
1323 Winnemac Ave
Chicago, IL

Casualty Date
Aug 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Harder (SS-257) began her 6th War Patrol on August 5th, 1944 and formed a "wolfpack" with four other submarines. She sank two merchant ships before her final attack on August 24th. While the Hake escaped sinking, a depth charge attack sunk the Harder with all hands. Radio Technician Second Class Levin was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 October 1945.
   
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Service number: 7260884
   
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USS HARDER (SS-257) 5th War Patrol
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
This was the split patrol. Basically 5(a) and 5(b). She patrolled in the Celebes Sea and the Flores Sea. Sank the following: destroyer Minazuki, destroyer Hayanami, destroyer Tanikaze
   
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From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
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