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Gerrit Van Vels Collection

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Gerrit Van Vels Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gerrit Van Vels
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
508th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
Location of Service:
Fort Benning, Georgia; United States; European Theater
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Reference copy
Manuscript: Biography [2 items] --Typewritten document
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Anastasia Barnett
Contributor:
Jennifer Holberg
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Calvin College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/8101
Subjects:
Van Vels, Gerrit
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Gerrit Van Vels Collection
(AFC/2001/001/8101), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/18/2003

 

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