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Christopher G. McAndrews Collection

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Christopher G. McAndrews Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Christopher G. McAndrews
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1953
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
B Company, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Dix, New Jersey; Sasebo, Japan; Camp 3, Korea; Pyongyang, Korea; Chang Sung, Korea; Pusan, Korea; Taejon, Korea
Highest Rank
E-2
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was captured on 07/20/1953 at Taejon, South Korea and returned home 09/1953. He is a "Tiger Survivor" and was hit with shrapnel.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: Digital File [ item] --
Interviewer:
Carol Fowler
Contributor:
Carol Fowler
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey (Center for US War Veterans Oral Histories)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/08997
Subjects:
McAndrews, Christopher G.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Christopher G. McAndrews Collection
(AFC/2001/001/08997), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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