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John William Hoak, Jr. Collection

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John William Hoak, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John William Hoak, Jr.
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1945-1949
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Naval Powder Factory, Indianhead, Maryland
Location of Service
Naval Air Station, Memphis, Tennessee; Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Naval Powder Factory, Maryland; Naval Air Station, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Highest Rank
Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran also served as Deep Sea Diver Second Class.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1949-1953
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
VF-874 (Fighter Squadron), CAG-102 (Carrier Air Group), USS Bon Home Richard (CV 31)
Location of Service
Miramar Naval Air Station and San Diego Naval Air Station, California; Hawaii; Japan; Korea;
Highest Rank
Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served in the Naval Reserve.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Dr. David Lonich
Contributor:
Michael Brna
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
California University of Pennsylvania
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/75852
Subjects:
Hoak Jr., John William
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
John William Hoak, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/75852), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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