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Willis M. Robbins Collection

Willis M. Robbins Collection

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Name:
Willis M. Robbins
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
IL
Note
Ashlyn Ahlers and Christina Robinson also interviewed the veteran.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
1301st Engineer General Service Regiment, 3rd Army
Location of Service
France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Germany; New Guinea; Leyte Island (Philippines); Luzon (Philippines); Manila, Philippines; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran cleared minefields and built bridges.

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Type of Resource:
Video: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Katie Marsh
Interviewer:
Casey Tebbe
Interviewer:
Caitlin Jasper
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86086
Subjects:
Robbins, Willis M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Willis M. Robbins Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86086), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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