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Earl Jay Kohler Collection

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Earl Jay Kohler Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Earl Jay Kohler
State of Birth:
MN
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1947
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Saint Paul (CA 73); VP-23 (Patrol Squadron)
Location of Service
Pearl Harbor, Ford Island and Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; Majuro (Marshall Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Pearl Harbor
Highest Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Kohler was one of the first to man defensive position area on Ford Island.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [3 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Drisana Rodriguez-Martin
Contributor:
Jerry McNerney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Jerry McNerney
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76773
Subjects:
Kohler, Earl Jay
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Earl Jay Kohler Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76773), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2013-02-22
 

 

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