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Giles G. McCoy Collection

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Giles G. McCoy Collection

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Name:
Giles G. McCoy
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division; USS Indianapolis (CA 35)
Location of Service
Peleliu Island (Palau); Iwo Jima; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served aboard the USS Indianapolis, surviving its sinking, and spending four days in the ocean.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --
Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [4 items] -- Photograph
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/02879
Subjects:
McCoy, Giles G.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Giles G. McCoy Collection
(AFC/2001/001/02879), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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