What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?:

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Physical

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?:

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?:

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?:

Photographs-- If possible enclose one taken before entering the service and one taken afterwards in uniform, both signed and dated.

Additional data: U.S.S. ORION was fired on at 4:00 on the morning of the 4th of July. The German Submarine was three hundred and fifty feet long. Had six inch guns. Submerged in 47 seconds - less than a minute.

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on (date):


(full name): Marion Joseph Cochran

(rank): Petty Officer

(branch of service): Navy

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"Additional Data" section has interesting description of a German submarine