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Description

Oral History interview of Thomas M. Kosiorek. Interview conducted by McKinney Roy; Hanke, Gabrielle at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Date of Birth

1944-12-06

Place of Birth

San Francisco (Calif.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

California

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

Unspecified

1966-04-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

U.S.S. Don Home Richard

Location of Service

U.S.S. Don Home Richard

Highest Rank

Seaman; SN

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Achievements

Manned the Flight Deck aboard the U.S.S. Don Home Richard.

Note

The U.S.S. Don Home Richard was nicknamed Bonnie Dick by the servicemen aboard the ship.

City of Birth

San Francisco

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

McKinney Roy; Hanke, Gabrielle

Interview Date

10-9-2014

Location of Interview

the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Kosiorek, Thomas M.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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

McKinney Roy; Hanke, Gabrielle

Length of Interview

55 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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