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Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr. Collection

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Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr.
State of Birth:
KY
Home State:
IN
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
337th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
European Theater; Normandy, France
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Veteran was captured by the Germans soon after landing in Normandy.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1953
Branch of Service
Army
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Photograph
Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [5 items] -- Photograph
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Correspondence [6 items] --
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [7 items] --
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] --
Manuscript: Clippings [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [4 items] --
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [2 items] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] --
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [6 items] --
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Contributor:
Patricia McClain
Contributor:
Gertrude Stephenson
Contributor:
Richard Lugar
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. Senate/Richard Lugar
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/00540
Subjects:
Lewis Jr., Arch Joseph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/00540), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-03-12
 

 

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