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Zieg, Ivan

 Person

Biography

Ivan Zieg is the grandson of Harold Lawrence Zieg, who enlisted in Omaha, Nebraska on March 7, 1944. He was received on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) July 25 as a Seaman Second Class (Radarman), meaning that he was training to be a radarman. He was quickly promoted to first class in late September and to Radarman Third Class on November 14. On November 25, he was listed as “Missing in Action, after Japanese Aircraft exploded on Flight Deck.” He is listed as dead in the U.S. Navy State Summary of War Casualties for Nebraska. Zieg had two children, the youngest was 9 months old when he was killed. His wife Betty, never remarried.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Harold Lawrence Zieg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2018.54
Abstract Harold Lawrence Zieg served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) starting from July 1944 as a seaman second class (radarman) and was training to be a radarman. He was promoted to seaman first class in late September, and radarman third class on November 14. After the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attack, he was listed as "Missing in Action after Japanese Aircraft exploded on Flight Deck."
Dates: Majority of material found within June 26, 1944 – July 5, 1948