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Charles Alfred Smith Collection

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Charles Alfred Smith Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles Alfred Smith
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Company A, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division (Red Bull); Company B, 28th Engineer Training Battalion
Location of Service
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Camp Toccoa, Georgia; Camp Kilmer, New Jersey; Scotland; England; Algeria; Naples, Italy; Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Highest Rank
Private
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an acting sergeant while overseas.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [9 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [94 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [8 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [15 items] -- Photographs
Artifact: Artifact [16 items] -- Other
Contributor:
Darline Smith
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/54561
Subjects:
Smith, Charles Alfred
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Charles Alfred Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/54561), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2008-03-27
 

 

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