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Henry "Hank" Koslowski, 2007 (Interviewed by Julia Monczunski)

  • Branch of Service: United States Army, Infantry
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military Service: Dec. 1944 - May 1947

Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

1:19 - Experience in Japan (food)
3:13 - Injury
4:07 - Found out war ended while near Japan 
6:36 - Honor Guard experience 
7:44 - Experiences during the war (prison camp liberation, feelings during the war, flamethrower, combat, food)
12:48 - How got over the war experiences 
13:49 - What should we remember about WWII

Henry John Koslowski Obituary 

This story was recorded at an SDPB event in Hot Springs, SD. 

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