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John D. Stiles Collection

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John D. Stiles Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John D. Stiles
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
VMF-312 (Marine Fighter Squadron), MAG-31 (Marine Aircraft Group), 2nd MAW (Marine Aircraft Wing)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; San Diego, California; El Toro, California; Chicago, Illinois; Cherry Point, North Carolina; Guam (Mariana Islands); Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Corporal
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an aviation carburetor mechanic.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80104
Subjects:
Stiles, John D.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
John D. Stiles Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80104), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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