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Desley Allen Collection

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Desley Allen Collection

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Name:
Desley Allen
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
TX
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
1941-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
84th Infantry Division
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was shot down.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [ item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Adam Lathan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/12855
Subjects:
Allen, Desley
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Desley Allen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/12855), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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