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Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer Collection

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Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company A, 10th Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division
Location of Service
Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Watertown, New York; California; Camp Bowie, Texas; England; France; Germany; Camp Croft, South Carolina
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Northern France, Rhineland
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was taken as a prisoner of war in France in 1945.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Edward Taggert
Contributor:
Edward Taggert
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Berks Community Television (BCTV)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/63116
Subjects:
Schaeffer, Kenneth Ambrose
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer Collection
(AFC/2001/001/63116), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-03-16
 

 

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