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Charles Bernard Rangel Collection

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Charles Bernard Rangel Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Charles Bernard Rangel
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
DC
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as "African American, Puerto Rican".
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1952
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
503rd Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Korea; Fort Dix, New Jersey; Fort Lewis, Washington
Battles/Campaigns
Kunu-ri
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an artillery operations specialist and led 40 men from his unit to escape the Chinese during the battle of Kunu-ri.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Robert Patrick
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89089
Subjects:
Rangel, Charles Bernard
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Charles Bernard Rangel Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89089), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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