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Thaddeus F. Kocon Collection

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Thaddeus F. Kocon Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Thaddeus F. Kocon
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NM
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1947-1966
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
19th Troop Carrier Squadron
Location of Service
Fukuoka, Japan; Kyushu, Japan; Korea
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a flight engineer.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1947
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company L, 164th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division
Location of Service
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Bougainville Island (Solomon Islands); Leyte Island (Philippines); Philippines
Battles/Campaigns
Bougainville, Leyte
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a squad leader.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Cynthia Barber
Contributor:
Lee Courtnage
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
OASIS of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92297
Subjects:
Kocon, Thaddeus F.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Thaddeus F. Kocon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92297), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-05-31
 

 

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