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Charles Norman Shay Collection

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Charles Norman Shay Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles Norman Shay
State of Birth:
CT
Home State:
ME
Gender
Male
Race
American Indian and Alaskan Native

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
Location of Service
European Theater; France; Germany; Austria; Camp Pickett, Virginia; Fort Benjamin Harris, Indiana; Stalag 6-G
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
Yes

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1952
Branch of Service
Army
Prisoner of War
Unknown

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Interviewer:
Michael Van Buren
Contributor:
Briana McGuckin
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/85252
Subjects:
Shay, Charles Norman
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Charles Norman Shay Collection
(AFC/2001/001/85252), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-03-26
 

 

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