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Richard Leon Coss Collection

Richard Leon Coss Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard Leon Coss
State of Birth:
MD
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-1960
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
C Company, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky; Korea; Fort Meade, Maryland
Battles/Campaigns
Heartbreak Ridge
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a radio operator.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Carolyn Ketchel
Contributor:
Caroline Maney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter, Florida
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/115933
Subjects:
Coss, Richard Leon
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Richard Leon Coss Collection
(AFC/2001/001/115933), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-07-26
 

 

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