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   Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr.
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War: World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
Branch: Army; Army
Unit: 337th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division
Service Location: European Theater; Normandy, France
Rank: Second Lieutenant
POW: Yes
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 Audio (Interview Excerpts) (6 items)
Accidents happening while making night jumps. (00:54) The D-Day jump! (02:59) Would the kindness of a French civilian get "Lew" killed? (03:48)
New allies and finally joining up with American forces. (01:32) Surrendering to Germans after a firefight. (02:57) Getting shot at by American planes and having to bury a friend. (01:19)
 Official Documents (11 items)
From Albert B. Chandler to Imoegene Lewis, mother of Arch Lewis, announcing his MIA status, September. 19, 1944. Telegram to Imogene Lewis, mother of Arch Lewis, announcing MIA status of Lewis, July 25, 1944 Telegram to mother of Arch Lewis announcing his status as POW, August 10, 2944.
Telegram to Imogene Lewis, announcing his recovery from POW camp, March 18, 1945 (?) Telegram to Imogene Lewis, announcing his return to the U.S., April 8, 1945. From Joy Ciarcia-Levy of ABC to Dr. Blasi c/o Arch Lewis, no date.
From Steve Bryant to Arch Lewis, February 22, 1995. To Senators Coats and Lugar, February 16, 1995. From Edward F. Witsell to Mr. Paul Pinkosky, informing him of his son's death, 3 July 1945.
Telegram to Paul Pinkosky informing him of his son's death, from the collection of Arch J. Lewis Discharge papers 
 Personal Correspondence (3 items)
V-mail to his mother, Imogene Lewis, Friday, March 9, 1945. To Mrs. Arch J. Lewis, December 25, 1944. To John C. Melzler, Jr., Arlington Cemetery.
 Other Materials (4 items)
News clipping, no source provided, relating to the death of Pvt. John Pinkowsky, provided by Arch Lewis. List of the dead and missing from the 377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, from the collection of Arch J. Lewis. Pages from "Data For Morning Reports," June 8, 1944 through June 13, 1944.
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