Oral History interview of Frederick Cohen. Interview conducted by Lieblich, Phyllis at Village on the Green in Longwood, Fla.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
World War II
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
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.)
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Good Conduct Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; World War II Victory Medal
Assigned to 3rd Army TDY for holocaust victims efforts, endeavors.
“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
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Village on the Green in Longwood, Fla.
Cohen, Frederick; Post World War II; United States. Air Force
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
Length of Interview
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Cohen, Frederick interview" (2014). Veterans Oral Histories. 275.