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Joseph Edward Schirmer Collection

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Joseph Edward Schirmer Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Joseph Edward Schirmer
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
OH
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:
40th Ordnance Company; 2118th Air Service Unit
Location of Service:
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Galapagos Islands; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran also served in the Air Force Reserve from 2/2/1946 to 2/1/1949.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [3 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [4 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [10 items] --Photographs
Interviewer:
Kenneth Kramer
Contributor:
Jeff Miskimens
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, Ohio
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/56682
Subjects:
Schirmer, Joseph Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Joseph Edward Schirmer Collection
(AFC/2001/001/56682), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   10/16/2014

 

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