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Michael Anthony Accordino Collection

Michael Anthony Accordino Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Michael Anthony Accordino
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company A, 299th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Army
Location of Service
Camp White, Oregon; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Pierce, Florida; England; Normandy, France; Germany; Belgium; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Technician Five
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran landed in the first wave (prior to infantry) with Company A on Omaha Beach; he was attached to V Corps. Their mission was to blow fifty-yard gaps in the obstacles set up by the Germans.

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Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [2 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Joseph Panzarella
Contributor:
Joseph Panzarella
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Buffalo, New York
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/44573
Subjects:
Accordino, Michael Anthony
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Michael Anthony Accordino Collection
(AFC/2001/001/44573), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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