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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
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
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran also served as a Machinist Mate Third Class.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
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
Interviewer:
Becky James
Interviewer:
Pete Polini
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/60697
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/2001/001/60697), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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