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John James Schanz, Jr. Collection

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John James Schanz, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John James Schanz, Jr.
 
 
Home State:
NJ
Note:
Veteran was born in Yokosuka, Japan.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1979-1987
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Unit of Service:
HMLA-167 (Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron); HMM-261 (Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron); 22nd Marine Amphibious Unit (MAU)
Location of Service:
North Carolina; Bardufoss Air Station, Norway; Arctic Circle; Grenada; Beirut, Lebanon
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Urgent Fury, United States Marine Compound Bombing, Beirut, Lebanon, 1983
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
?-1992
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Desert Storm
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Maps [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [2 items] --Handwritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] --Portrait
Interviewer:
Christine Koehler
Contributor:
Frank LoBiondo
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Frank LoBiondo
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/38892
Subjects:
Schanz Jr., John James
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
John James Schanz, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/38892), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   6/27/2006

 

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