Name: Jack Loane
Rank: Ship Fitter First Class
Date of Birth: November 29, 1923
Dates of Service: 1941 – 1945
Unit: US Navy
Location: Pearl Harbor
Prisoner of War:
Today is July 22nd, 2009, this is Fidencio Marbella with the Melrose Park Public Library in Illinois. Also present is Heidi Beazley, reference librarian here at Melrose Park. Today we will be speaking with Mr. Jack Loane. Jack served in the United States Navy from February of ‘41 through November of ’45. He saw service starting in Pearl Harbor, up through the end of the war. This interview is being conducted for the Veteran’s History Project at the Library of Congress. Ok, let’s go ahead and get started. Jack why don’t you tell when and where you were born?
I was born in , Michigan, November 29th, 1923.