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George J. Kost Collection

George J. Kost Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George J. Kost
State of Birth:
NH
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1965
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
SS John H. Garner; SS David B. Johnson; Armed Guards
Location of Service
Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio; Mediterranean Sea; Naples, Italy; Algiers, Algeria; Oran, Algeria; European Theater
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Navy
Location of Service
Pacific Ocean
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Navy
Highest Rank
Commander
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [19 items] -- Photograph
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Interviewer:
Jayvin Mistry
Contributor:
Heather Waters
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Coronado Middle School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/93216
Subjects:
Kost, George J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
George J. Kost Collection
(AFC/2001/001/93216), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-05-27
 

 

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