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Robert Hugh Cochran Collection

Robert Hugh Cochran Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Robert Hugh Cochran
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Puffer (SS 268)
Location of Service
Las Cruces, New Mexico; New London, Connecticut; San Diego and Mare Island, California; Australia; Norwich, Massachusetts; Camp Wallace, Texas
Highest Rank
Motor Machinist's Mate First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was in charge of the forward engine room and participated in seven war patrols lasting up to 75 days each.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [2 items] -- Photograph
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of photograph
Interviewer:
Janet Player
Contributor:
Janet Player
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/72680
Subjects:
Cochran, Robert Hugh
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Robert Hugh Cochran Collection
(AFC/2001/001/72680), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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