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Alvin A. Amster Collection

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Alvin A. Amster Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Alvin A. Amster
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
1st Pioneer Battalion, 17th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Quantico, Virginia;
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Combat Engineer. He also served in the 11th Naval District in the inactive reserves.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Christopher Macon
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
City of Laguna Woods
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/59082
Subjects:
Amster, Alvin A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Alvin A. Amster Collection
(AFC/2001/001/59082), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Historical Society of Laguna Woods
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2008-09-25
 

 

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