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Calvin E. Newsome Collection

Calvin E. Newsome Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Calvin E. Newsome
State of Birth:
AL
Home State:
AL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1964
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Armored Division
Location of Service
Fort Benning, Georgia; Italy; European Theater
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
Yes

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1964
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Military Police Detachment
Location of Service
Georgia
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran received an honorable discharge in 1945 and re-enlisted 5/1947 to serve three years; service ended 8/1964.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Copy photographic print [6 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Rebecca Blair
Interviewer:
Sue Wofford
Interviewer:
Barbara Jones
Contributor:
Amber Jaynes
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Bellsouth Georgia Telecom Pioneers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/27417
Subjects:
Newsome, Calvin E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Calvin E. Newsome Collection
(AFC/2001/001/27417), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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