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Karl F. Ballwanz, Jr. Collection

Karl F. Ballwanz, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Karl F. Ballwanz, Jr.
State of Birth:
MD
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
D Company, 1st Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Division
Location of Service
Fort Willard, Georgia; Belgium; France
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service History Note
The veteran acted as interpreter because he spoke German; Veteran was also in the Army National Guard from 1947-1972 where he obtained the rank of First Lieutenant.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Nick Weinsaft
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Branson Veterans Task Force
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/45752
Subjects:
Ballwanz Jr., Karl F.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Karl F. Ballwanz, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/45752), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Branson Veterans Task Force
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2007-05-23
 

 

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