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Clifford H. Birdsall Collection

Clifford H. Birdsall Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Clifford H. Birdsall
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Anti-Tank Company, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division; 1st Army
Location of Service
Germany; European Theater; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; England; Texas; Camp Atterbury, Indiana
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a 57mm anti-tank gun crewman. He was a prisoner of war (POW) from 12/19/1944 to 04/26/1945 at a brick factory clay pit.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Other Manuscript Material [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/98346
Subjects:
Birdsall, Clifford H.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Clifford H. Birdsall Collection
(AFC/2001/001/98346), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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