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Description

Oral History interview of Joseph Galkin. Interview conducted by Cannon, Joan at Village on the Green-- Longwood, FL.

Place of Birth

Savannah (Ga.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Georgia

War or Conflict

Korean Conflict

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1948-06-01

1952-06-30

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Marines

Unit of Service

1st marines 3rd Division G Company

Location of Service

California; Camp Pendleton (Calif.); Japan; Wonson (Korea)

Highest Rank

Corporal; Cpl

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Yes

Battles

Wonsan-Hungnam-Chosin Campaign; Task Force Drysdale

Medals

Korean Service Medal; United Nations Service Medal for Korea; Korean War Service Medal; Korean War Service Medal

Achievements

See the video

City of Birth

Savannah

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Cannon, Joan

Interview Date

8-21-2014

Location of Interview

Village on the Green-- Longwood, FL.

Subjects

Galkin, Joseph J.; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Marine Corps

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

Cannon, Joan

Length of Interview

45 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage; Video

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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