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Mahlon Lamont Fink Collection

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Mahlon Lamont Fink Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Mahlon Lamont Fink
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
E Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Naval Air Station (NAS) Richmond, Florida; Iwo Jima; Hawaii; Japan; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Iwo Jima
Highest Rank
Corporal
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran witnessed the flag being raised on Iwo Jima.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Contributor:
Christine Dialectos
Contributor:
Sharon Wells Wagner
Contributor:
Edward Taggert
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Berks Community Television (BCTV)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66537
Subjects:
Fink, Mahlon Lamont
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Mahlon Lamont Fink Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66537), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-12-16
 

 

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