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William Joseph Heagney Collection

William Joseph Heagney Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Joseph Heagney
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company I, 273rd Infantry Regiment, 69th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Europe; Germany; Normandy, France; Switzerland
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran received his Bronze Star Medal from General Omar Bradley.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [8 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Nicholas Scuorzo
Contributor:
Daniel Smith
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Coastal Christian Hgh School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82863
Subjects:
Heagney, William Joseph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
William Joseph Heagney Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82863), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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