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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
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
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
 
 

 

Last Edit:   12/20/2010

 

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