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Jerome Niles Unruh Collection

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Jerome Niles Unruh Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Jerome Niles Unruh
State of Birth:
MD
Home State:
DE
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
C Company, 307th Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division
Location of Service
France; Holland; Belgium; Germany
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland, Central Europe
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Unruh was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division. Special duties/highlights/achievements include: "leading point on attack; also clearing mine fields." Unruh states on his biographical form that he did not receive a Purple Heart because there were no witnesses.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: Floppy Disk [0 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript
Interviewer:
Jacob Szrama
Contributor:
John Beck
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Boy Scouts of America
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/65514
Subjects:
Unruh, Jerome Niles
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Jerome Niles Unruh Collection
(AFC/2001/001/65514), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-08-20
 

 

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