Hudson, William, 1925-1974

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Dates:
Birth 1925-01-24
Death 1974-04-05

Biographical notes:

William Hudson was born in 1925 and raised in New York City. In 1944, not long after his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After boot camp, Hudson joined the 4th Marine Division as a Private First Class. In early 1945, Hudson joined the Pacific Theater of the Second World War, most notably participating in the invasion of Iwo Jima in February. After the War, Hudson attended Cornell and New York University before beginning a long career as an educator in New Mexico.

From the description of The William Hudson, USMC Collection. (Pritzker Military Library). WorldCat record id: 261137906

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bk2h33
Ark ID:
w6bk2h33
SNAC ID:
53137924

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
  • World War, 1939-1945--Scrapbooks
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Japanese
  • Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Japan (as recorded)