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Samuel B. Folsom Collection

Samuel B. Folsom Collection

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Name:
Samuel B. Folsom
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1958
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
VMF-121 (Marine Fighter Squadron); VMF(N)-533 (Marine Night Fighter Squadron)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; Korea; Japan; Norway; United States; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Guadalcanal, Okinawa, Enewetak, Chosin Reservoir
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the Navy.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
John Lyon
Interviewer:
Colin Lyon
Contributor:
John Lyon
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79380
Subjects:
Folsom, Samuel B.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Samuel B. Folsom Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79380), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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