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William A. Beckman, Jr. Collection

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William A. Beckman, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William A. Beckman, Jr.
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Camp Roberts, University of Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles, Camp Luis Obispo, and Camp Pendleton, California; Camp White, Oregon; Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Kwajalein Island (Marshall Islands); Yap Island (Caroline Islands); Manus Island (Bismarck Archipelago); New Guinea; Leyte Island, Mindoro Island, and Samar (Philippines); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Leyte, Mindoro, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photographic print [1 item] -- Portrait
Contributor:
William Beckman
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/56196
Subjects:
Beckman Jr., William A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
William A. Beckman, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/56196), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2008-05-05
 

 

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