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Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection

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Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection

Biographical Information

thumbnail of Kasten IV, Johann Carl Friedrich
Name:
Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV
State of Birth:
HI
 
 
Note:
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as "German." Veteran lives in the Philippines.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Other
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
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 Kasten
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/12002
Subjects:
Kasten IV, Johann Carl Friedrich
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Johann Carl Friedrich Kasten, IV Collection
(AFC/2001/001/12002), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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