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Johnie Walter Baker Collection

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Johnie Walter Baker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Johnie Walter Baker
State of Birth:
MS
Home State:
MS
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1952
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
179th Tank Company, 45th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Chaffee, Arkansas; Camp Polk, Louisiana; Camp Crawford, Sapporo, Japan; Inchon, Korea; Fort Gibson; Vicksburg, Virginia
Battles/Campaigns
Old Baldy
Highest Rank
Sergeant Major
Service History Note
The veteran served as a tank commander.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1985
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
Mississippi Army National Guard
Location of Service
Mississippi
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1985-1987
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
Army Reserve
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Thomas Hayes
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Branson Veterans Task Force
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/75652
Subjects:
Baker, Johnie Walter
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Johnie Walter Baker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/75652), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-01-30
 

 

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