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Eugene Dance transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 22 (99.0517-99.0533), Folder: 99.0514 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0514

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Created: 1921-1946
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1999


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Eugene Dance was born March 5, 1921 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. He entered the army from the National Guard. He spent time in Panama and the Shetland Islands (from where he went on commando raids to Norway) before joining the 101st and parachuting into Normandy before the invasion. After that he participated in the advance through Holland and into Germany; he was in Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.


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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Source of Acquisition

Eugene Dance

Method of Acquisition


Eugene Dance transcript
Craig Whittington
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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