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Ernest G. Aroffo Collection

Ernest G. Aroffo Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ernest G. Aroffo
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
65th Field Hospital, 3rd Army
Location of Service
European Theater
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Aroffo rescued an injured man in a snow covered minefield. He received the Bronze Star Medal as a result of his actions.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Richard Katon
Contributor:
Mimi Chapman
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Ypsilanti District Library and Ypsilanti Rotary
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/67968
Subjects:
Aroffo, Ernest G.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Ernest G. Aroffo Collection
(AFC/2001/001/67968), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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