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Robert O. Williams Collection

Robert O. Williams Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Robert O. Williams
 
 
Home State:
NY
Note:
Veteran was born in Wales.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1931-1961
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
121st Cavalry; Anti-tank Company, 101st; 602nd Tank Destroyer Battalion; 813th Tank Destroyer Battalion; 5th Tank Destroyer Group
Location of Service:
Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Gordon, Georgia; Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas; Fort Hood, Texas; Camp Devans, Massachusetts; Camp Edwards, Massachusetts; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Battle of the Bulge
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Entrance into Service:
enlisted
Location of Service:
Korea
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

War or Conflict:
Cold War
Status:
Veteran
Entrance into Service:
enlisted
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
The Veteran served during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS-C [1 item] --Oral history interview
Photograph: Copy photographic print [3 items] --Photographs
Video: DVD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Linda Davis
Contributor:
Helen Casey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Delaware County Historical Association
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/17161
Subjects:
Williams, Robert O.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives

Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Robert O. Williams Collection
(AFC/2001/001/17161), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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