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Robert Anthony Alekna Collection

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Robert Anthony Alekna Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Anthony Alekna
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1965-1969
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
Location of Service
Central Highlands, Vietnam; I Corps, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Pershing, Operation Pegasus
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran served from 2/19/1965 to 12/9/1966 as an enlisted man, and was commissioned as an officer on 12/10/1966.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jennifer Roberts
Contributor:
B.J. Shorak
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/81876
Subjects:
Alekna, Robert Anthony
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert Anthony Alekna Collection
(AFC/2001/001/81876), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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