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George Briede Collection

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George Briede Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George Briede
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Bougainville Island (Solomon Islands); Guam (Mariana Islands); Iwo Jima
Battles/Campaigns
Iwo Jima, Guam, Bougainville
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran sustained combat service-related injuries to his entire face on Iwo Jima which resulted in blindness.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/108681
Subjects:
Briede, George
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
George Briede Collection
(AFC/2001/001/108681), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-09-05
 

 

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