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Edward Joseph Zmuda

Merchant Marine. American

Born  7 Feb 1916Philadelphia, PA
Died  10 Jun 1994(78)Philadelphia, PA

Roster information listed for Edward Joseph Zmuda

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
OakmarSteam merchantAble Seaman20 Mar 1942U-71 (1)

Personal information

Son of Joseph and Lucy Zmuda (nee Krusinska), of Philadelphia, PA. Edward never talked to his family about the sinking of Oakmar, it must have been a horrible experience. At the end of his career in the Merchant Marine he was second mate and navigator.

Crew photo taken aboard Oakmar on 22 April 1941. Edward J. Zmuda is the third man on the top row from the left. Photo courtesy of Diane Brazzillo.


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