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Richard J. Connors Collection

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Richard J. Connors Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard J. Connors
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Note
Original collection material is retained at the National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1953
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
453rd Engineer Heavy Construction Battalion, 8th Army
Location of Service
Koje Island, Chorwon, Seoul (Han River), Korea; Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Service History Note
He served with the Army Corps of Engineers. He further notes that he recalls the capture of his camp's commanding General at Koje and that since the end of the war he has been reunited with two young men from Korea, one a houseboy, the other an interpreter.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
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/2001/001/04064
Subjects:
Connors, Richard J.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Richard J. Connors Collection
(AFC/2001/001/04064), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-04-05
 

 

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