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George Aigen Collection

George Aigen Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George Aigen
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
GA
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as "Caucasian/Jewish."
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company B, 1269th Combat Engineer Battalion, 6th Army Group; 44th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade
Location of Service
Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Camp Chaffee, Arkansas; France; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Central Europe, Rhineland
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran participated in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Clippings [10 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [8 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [4 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of photograph
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of photograph
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Barbara Warren
Contributor:
Joyce Aigen
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/95454
Subjects:
Aigen, George
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
George Aigen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/95454), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-08-27
 

 

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