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Howard A. Akers Collection

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Howard A. Akers Collection

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Name:
Howard A. Akers
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Note
This interview was conducted by Veterans History Project volunteers on the National Mall in Washington, DC during the National World War II Reunion: Tribute to a Generation, May 27-30, 2004. Interviews in this group range from one minute to 25 minutes in length.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
550th Ordnance Company
Location of Service
France; Belgium; Luxembourg
Highest Rank
Technician Four
Service History Note
The veteran served under General Patton. Traveled in a convoy from Boston, Massachusetts to Liverpool, England had to avoid U-boats.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [ item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Athena Angelos
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/12851
Subjects:
Akers, Howard A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Howard A. Akers Collection
(AFC/2001/001/12851), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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