Koshork, Duane (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2008

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Title

Koshork, Duane (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2008

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Contributor

McCauslin, Kelly (Interviewer)
Spring Lake District Library (Spring Lake, Mich.)

Description

Duane Koshork was born in Wisconsin in 1925 and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1943 and did sheet metal training. After about 10 months of training in the US Duane went to Bombay, India on a troopship and then travelled by train across India. They got to Calcutta, India and loaded their trucks on to a train. Then they unloaded their trucks and hauled plane fuel from the Ledo Road to the Burma Road. Duane ended up in Kung Ming, China where he worked at a radiator repair shop on an airbase until the war was over. He was then sent to Shanghai to be a MP and sent home in April, 1946 to be discharged. Newspaper clipping about Koshork is appended to interview outline.

Date

2008-11-28

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

KoshorkD

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Koshork, Duane, “Koshork, Duane (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed May 29, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29136.
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