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David R. Eshelman Collection

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David R. Eshelman Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
David R. Eshelman
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1979
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 13th Airborne Division; 325th Glider Regiment; 82nd Airborne Division; 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Vietnam; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Benning, Georgia; Little Creek, Virginia; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Korea; Okinawa, Japan; Tennessee; Connecticut; Fort Bliss, Texas; Germany
Highest Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division; 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division; Air Defense Vulcan Battalion, 101st Airborne Division; 94th Air Defense Group; Senior Army Enlisted Advisor to the Tennessee National Guard; and Senior Advisor to the 36th Airborne Brigade, Texas Army National Guard.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Other Manuscript Material [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/98486
Subjects:
Eshelman, David R.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
David R. Eshelman Collection
(AFC/2001/001/98486), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-03-06
 

 

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