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Orvis R. Leopardi Collection

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Orvis R. Leopardi Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Orvis R. Leopardi
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Germany
Highest Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1949-1991
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
G Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division; 78th Division
Location of Service
Fort Dix, New Jersey; Fort Benning, Georgia; Jackson, South Carolina; Japan; Germany; Korea
Battles/Campaigns
Chosin Reservoir, Pusan Perimeter
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the Navy and Army Reserve.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [11 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Helen Walsh
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82460
Subjects:
Leopardi, Orvis R.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Orvis R. Leopardi Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82460), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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