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Van Thomas Barfoot Collection

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Van Thomas Barfoot Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Van Thomas Barfoot
State of Birth:
MS
Home State:
VA
Note
MV02 contains an interview with Lewis L. Millet AFC 2001/001/89737.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
1st Infantry Division; Headquarters, Amphibious Force, US Atlantic Fleet; 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Louisiana; Puerto Rico; Quantico, Virginia; Sicily, Italy; Salerno, Italy; Anzio, Italy; France; Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Husky, Operation Avalanche, Operation Shingle
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service near Carano, Italy on 05/23/1944.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Germany

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1967-1974
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Aviation Group
Location of Service
Vietnam
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89620
Subjects:
Barfoot, Van Thomas
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Van Thomas Barfoot Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89620), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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