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Ralph T. Coffin Collection

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Ralph T. Coffin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ralph T. Coffin
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
274 Field Artillery Battalion
Location of Service
Europe; Utah Beach, Normandy, and Metz, France
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Bulge, Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Metz
Highest Rank
Technician Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a radio operator in his unit.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/74110
Subjects:
Coffin, Ralph T.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Ralph T. Coffin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/74110), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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