United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the oral history transcript of Lieutenant Colonel Eugene A. Dance pertaining to his World War II service as a First Lieutenant serving in Europe. Oral history transcript states that Eugene Dance (served 1941-46) discusses his experiences in the 38th Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne in World War II.
This collection relates to James W. George who served as a Chief Master Sergeant in the 9th U.S Army Air Force. Wilmot R. George was James George's brother and also served in the European Theater. He served as a Tech Sergeant and received a Silver Star. This collection contains a one-page handwritten summary of James George's military service and ten-page memoir of his brother Wilmont's service during the Second World War.
Mario Joseph Patruno's collection includes a manuscript/oral history that covers his service in the 101st Airborne through his wounding in Operation Market Garden. The collection also includes three photographs, two of Patruno and one photograph taken inside Patruno's C-47 Transport on the night of 5 June 1944.
The collection of Tom L. Gibson contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Gibson served during World War II with the 101st Airborne Division in Europe as a Second Lieutenant and participated in Holland during Operation Market Garden.
Hy Wakstein was a Jewish American serviceman who reached the rank of Staff Sergeant with the 778th Anti-Aircraft-Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self Propelled, (served 1943-46) and discusses his experiences as an Army communications officer in the European theater of World War II in this oral history transcript. Wakstein participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and his division advanced further east into Germany than any other American division.
This folder contains the oral history of William Coleman recorded on May 15, 2003. Coleman served with the 101st Airborne Division in England and participated in the June 6, 1944 D-Day airborne operation into Normandy, France. He was later captured by German troops and spent time in a prisoner of war camp.
- United States. Army Ground Forces 8
- United States. Army--History 8
- United States. Army--Military life 8
- Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945 7
- World War, 1939-1945 7
- World War, 1939-1945--Germany 6
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 6
- Bastogne, Battle of, 1944-1945 4
- World War, 1939-1945--Austria 4
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy 4
- Germany--History--1933-1945 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Belgium 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 3
- Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944 2
- Bronze Star Medal (U.S.) 2
- Germany 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Luxembourg 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front 2 + ∧ less