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Donald Owen Dencker Collection

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Donald Owen Dencker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Donald Owen Dencker
State of Birth:
MN
Home State:
WI
Note:
This interview was conducted by Veterans History Project volunteers on the National Mall in Washington, DC during the National World War II Reunion: Tribute to a Generation, May 27-30, 2004. Interviews in this group range from one minute to 25 minutes in length.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1946
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division
Location of Service:
United States; Hawaii; Philippines; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); South Korea; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Author of the book "Love Company" about his World War II service. Also served in Korean War.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [ item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Devon Stewart
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/13200
Subjects:
Dencker, Donald Owen
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Donald Owen Dencker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/13200), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/28/2014

 

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