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Giles G. McCoy Collection

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Giles G. McCoy Collection

Biographical Information

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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
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
Interviewer:
Judith Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/2879
Subjects:
McCoy, Giles G.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Giles G. McCoy Collection
(AFC/2001/001/2879), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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