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William Carlton Coleman Collection

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William Carlton Coleman Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Carlton Coleman
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
Headquarters Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service:
Fort Benning, Georgia; Northern Ireland; England; France; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The Veteran was a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag XIIA and Stalag IVB.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] --Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] --Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Robin Sellers
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/77834
Subjects:
Coleman, William Carlton
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
William Carlton Coleman Collection
(AFC/2001/001/77834), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/12/2014

 

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