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Emerson Gaylord Smith Collection

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Emerson Gaylord Smith Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Emerson Gaylord Smith
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
396th Field Artillery Battalion, 79th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division; 16th Armored Division
Location of Service
Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Chaffee, Arkansas; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Camp Shanks, New York; Le Havre, France; Pilsen, Czechoslovakia; European Theater
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a forward observer.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Michial Hutchko
Contributor:
Laura Jolley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Missouri Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/105265
Subjects:
Smith, Emerson Gaylord
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Emerson Gaylord Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/105265), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-08-06
 

 

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