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Vern Peters, Jr. Collection

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Vern Peters, Jr. Collection

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Name:
Vern Peters, Jr.
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Coast Guard
Unit of Service
USS Tacoma (PF 3)
Location of Service
Atlantic Ocean; Leyte Gulf and Luzon (Philippines); Aleutian Islands
Highest Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran also served as a Machinist Mate Third Class.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [36 items] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of photographic material
Contributor:
Vern Peters
Contributor:
Becky James
Contributor:
Pete Polini
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.60697
Subjects:
Peters Jr., Vern
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Coast Guard.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Vern Peters, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.60697), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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