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Leonard J. Hornbeck Collection

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Leonard J. Hornbeck Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Leonard J. Hornbeck
State of Birth:
WA
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
506th Parachute Infantry
Location of Service
England; France; Germany
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran 's unit, the 506th, was the subject of Stephen Ambrose's "Band of Brothers." The book was adapted for television in a 10-part mini-series by HBO.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Contributor:
Karen Marshall
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Skagit County Historical Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/09063
Subjects:
Hornbeck, Leonard J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Leonard J. Hornbeck Collection
(AFC/2001/001/09063), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Skagit County Historical Museum
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2004-01-16
 

 

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