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William D. Gainer Collection

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William D. Gainer Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William D. Gainer
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
TN
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1945
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
Company C, 48th Armored Medical Battalion, 2nd Armored Division
Location of Service:
Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Benning, Georgia; North Africa; England; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Torch (North Africa), Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Normandy, Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank:
Private First Class
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Computer File: CD [1 item] --Electronic file of manuscript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Robin Sellers
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82271
Subjects:
Gainer, William D.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
William D. Gainer Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82271), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   3/15/2012

 

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