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Preston Earl Bagent Collection

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Preston Earl Bagent Collection

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Name:
Preston Earl Bagent
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male

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
149th Engineer Combat Battalion
Location of Service
Camp McCain, Mississippi; Camp Pickett, Virginia; Normandy, France; Belgium; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Northern France, Central Europe, Rhineland
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Correspondence [17 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Creative works [15 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [60 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Contributor:
Robert Bagent
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/46886
Subjects:
Bagent, Preston Earl
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Preston Earl Bagent Collection
(AFC/2001/001/46886), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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