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Joseph Lawrence Decenzo Collection

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Joseph Lawrence Decenzo Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Joseph Lawrence Decenzo
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
C Company, 701st Tank Destroyers Battalion, 5th Armored Division
Location of Service
Indiana, Pennsylvania; Fort Meade, Maryland; Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia; Camp Wheeler, Georgia; Casablanca, Morocco; Naples, Italy; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Battles/Campaigns
Po Valley, Monte Cassino, Milano
Highest Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1978
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Shaw AFB, South Carolina
Service History Note
The veteran served in the Air Force National Guard from 1955-1978.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Rod Gragg
Contributor:
Rod Gragg
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Coastal Carolina University, Center for Military and Veterans Studies
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/84572
Subjects:
Decenzo, Joseph Lawrence
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Joseph Lawrence Decenzo Collection
(AFC/2001/001/84572), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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