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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
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
Interviewer:
Christine Dialectos
Interviewer:
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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