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Description

Oral History interview of Frederick Cohen. Interview conducted by Lieblich, Phyllis at Village on the Green in Longwood, Fla.

Date of Birth

1927-11-01

Place of Birth

Bronx (N.Y.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

New York

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1947-01-11

2014-06-09

Entrance into Service

Drafted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

9th Air Force; 3rd Infantry Division

Location of Service

Fort Stewart (Ga.); Sumter (S.C.)

Highest Rank

Corporal

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Yes

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; World War II Victory Medal

Achievements

Assigned to 3rd Army TDY for holocaust victims efforts, endeavors.

Note

“Small arms noise made my eye twitter for several years, then went away; Meeting and helping holocaust victims was a memorable experience; I worked in the base photo lab after my regular duties; The photos I seen was etched into my brain.“ - The Veteran.

City of Birth

Bronx

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Lieblich, Phyllis

Interview Date

8-21-2014

Location of Interview

Village on the Green in Longwood, Fla.

Subjects

Cohen, Frederick; Post World War II; United States. Air Force

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Contributors

Lieblich, Phyllis

Length of Interview

20 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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