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Robert Wayne Benson Collection

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Robert Wayne Benson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Wayne Benson
State of Birth:
IA
Home State:
IA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Camp Roberts, California; Oahu, Hawaii; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); New Hebrides; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Japan
Highest Rank
Technician Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a combat medic.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Portrait
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Mary Evans
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/47316
Subjects:
Benson, Robert Wayne
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert Wayne Benson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/47316), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2007-07-23
 

 

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