• Links to Oral History Sessions: Collins, Russell N. (March 24, 2014)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): Pacific

Russell N. Collins was born and raised in Camden, New Jersey.  He joined the Navy in 1943 and served as a machinist aboard the USS New Jersey in the South Pacific and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima.