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Eric L. Strauss Collection

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Eric L. Strauss Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Eric L. Strauss
 
 
Home State:
CO
Note
Veteran was born in Mainz, Germany.
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

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
Company A, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort McClellan, Alabama; Southern England; Normandy and Cherbourg, France
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Private
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran was wounded 6/23/1944 near Cherbourg, France.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [22 items] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [4 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Printed matter [3 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [2 items] -- Photograph
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [2 items] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Audrey Duman
Contributor:
Audrey Duman
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
AARP, Colorado
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/10544
Subjects:
Strauss, Eric L.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Eric L. Strauss Collection
(AFC/2001/001/10544), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-02-24
 

 

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