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John Foster Magill, Jr. Collection

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John Foster Magill, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Foster Magill, Jr.
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Headquarters Battery, 466th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 17th Airborne Division
Location of Service
Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Benning, Georgia; England; France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Bulge, Operation Varsity, Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe
Highest Rank
Corporal
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a forward observer.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
John Foster Magill
Contributor:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80043
Subjects:
Magill Jr., John Foster
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Foster Magill, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80043), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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