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Cecil Walters Collection

Cecil Walters Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Cecil Walters
State of Birth:
KY
Home State:
KY
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
83rd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Thomas, Kentucky; Liverpool and Southampton, England; Normandy and Brittany, France; Rhineland and Hurtgen Forest, Germany; Luxembourg; Ardennes, Belgium
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion) +12, Central Europe, Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service History Note
Topics covered include: 300 mile march to Kentucky; boat landing; SS George Washington; VE day, VJ day; tent city; prisoners of war (POW); hedgerows.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Richard Doughty
Contributor:
Julie Maruskin
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Clark County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/32151
Subjects:
Walters, Cecil
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Cecil Walters Collection
(AFC/2001/001/32151), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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