Interviewees

Yoken, Richard L.

  • College/Year: RC '41
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Yoken, Richard (July 1, 2010)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): European
  • Navy Ship: YAG-7; SC-503; APD-112

Description:

CDR Yoken, a US Navy V-12 graduate, served as an officer aboard a subchaser and a destroyer escort in World War II and took part in the invasions of Sicily, Italy and Southern France.