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Madsen Cobb Kokjer Collection

Madsen Cobb Kokjer Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Madsen Cobb Kokjer
State of Birth:
NE
Home State:
NE
Note
Janet Kokjer Sothan gave an interview on behalf of her first cousin Madsen Cobb Kokjer.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
17th Bomb Squadron, 27th Bomb Group (Light)
Location of Service
Randolph Army Air Field, Texas; Kelly Army Air Field, Texas; Nebraska; California; Manila, Philippines; Bataan, Philippines; Pampanga, Philippines; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Bataan Death March
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
Yes

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Scrapbooks [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Photograph: Slides [8 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [50 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Printed matter [9 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Photograph: Negatives [12 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Duplicate [1 item] -- Photograph
Artifact: Artifact [2 items] -- Other
Video: Flash Drive [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [3 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [18 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Periodicals [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [114 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Panorama
Manuscript: Clippings [16 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [606 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [8 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Correspondence [36 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [4 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [5 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jody Beck
Contributor:
Janet Sothan
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/117698
Subjects:
Kokjer, Madsen Cobb
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Madsen Cobb Kokjer Collection
(AFC/2001/001/117698), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-09-16
 

 

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