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Lawrence James Benek Collection

Lawrence James Benek Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Lawrence James Benek
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
495th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 12th Armored Division
Location of Service
France; Germany; Austria; European Theater
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a half track driver and a gunner tank forward observer.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [7 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Charles Jennings
Contributor:
Barbara Taylor
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Butler, Pennsylvania
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/77413
Subjects:
Benek, Lawrence James
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Lawrence James Benek Collection
(AFC/2001/001/77413), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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