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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
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
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
Interviewer:
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:   2/22/2013

 

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