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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
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
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
Interviewer:
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:   2/22/2013

 

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