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Kenneth Calvin Hoots Collection

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Kenneth Calvin Hoots Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Kenneth Calvin Hoots
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Armed Guards; SS Ariel
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Oxford, Ohio; Brooklyn, New York; Algeria; North Africa; European Theater; Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (V-6 Program)
Highest Rank
Radioman Third Class
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1947-1956
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
USS Hollister (DD 788); USS General J. C. Breckinridge (T AP 176); Mobile Technical Unit 3 (MTU)
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; San Diego, California; Treasure Island, California; Japan; Korea
Highest Rank
Chief Electrician's Mate
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1966
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
C School; Tactical Aviation; USS Hanson (DDR 832)
Location of Service
Treasure Island, California; Australia; Pacific
Highest Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: S-VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Interviewer:
Donald Liddle
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Veterans History Project of Rossmoor
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/37718
Subjects:
Hoots, Kenneth Calvin
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Kenneth Calvin Hoots Collection
(AFC/2001/001/37718), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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