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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
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified
Note
Veteran was born in Yokosuka, Japan.

War or Conflict
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983
Military 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
Military 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
Contributor:
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: 2006-06-27
 

 

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