Felix, Edward J. (Eddie)

Freedom Committee of Orange County




Name: Edward J. (Eddie) Felix

Rank: Water Tender 3rd Class (WT3c)

Branch of Service: USNR V-6

Unit: USS Cowpens, (CVL 25)

Specialty: Engine Room Service

Active Duty Dates: June 9, 1944 – June 5, 1946.

Armed Conflicts: WWII

Theater of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific

Campaigns: Leyte Gulf, Philippine Campaign, Manus, Formosa, Luzon & Ulithi islands.

Decorations & Awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Area 7 Stars, American Area, Philippine

   Liberation 2 Stars, Victory Medal World War II

Speaking Subjects: The USS Cowpens was the first carrier to enter Tokyo Bay in August 1945 for the treaty signing

   on the USS Missouri. We also were caught in the middle of the “Typhoon Cobra” dated December 18th, 1944.and as a result

   lost all our F-6F & TBF fighters as well as other equipment.


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