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Russell J. York Collection

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Russell J. York Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Russell J. York
State of Birth:
ME
Home State:
ME
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Franco-American.
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
C Company, 4th Engineer Combat Battalion, 4th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Utah Beach, France; Ardennes, Belgium; Hurtgen Forest, Germany
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Hurtgen Forest, Battle of the Bulge, St. Lo
Highest Rank
Technician Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran participated in the liberation of Paris, Buchenwald, and the Fall of Berlin.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [2 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Interviewer:
James May
Contributor:
Mark York
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/43146
Subjects:
York, Russell J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Russell J. York Collection
(AFC/2001/001/43146), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-10-31
 

 

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