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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Yes
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
Contributor:
Gerrit Van Vels
Contributor:
Anastasia Barnett
Contributor:
Jennifer Holberg
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Calvin College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.8101
Subjects:
Van Vels, Gerrit
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Gerrit Van Vels Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.8101), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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