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Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection

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Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection

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thumbnail of Kasten IV, Johann Carl Friedrich
Name:
Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV
State of Birth:
HI
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Omaha Beach; Stalag IX-B and Berga am Elster, Buchenwald, Germany
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Veteran was captured during the Battle of the Bulge and then sent to Stalag IX-B and Berga am Elster. Kasten served as Chief Man of Confidence (leader) of his building at Berga.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [8 items] --
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] --
Manuscript: Correspondence [4 items] --
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Photograph
Contributor:
Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten
Contributor:
Johann Kasten
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.12002
Subjects:
Kasten IV, Johann Carl Friedrich
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.12002), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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