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Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr. Collection

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
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
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1950-1953
Branch of Service:
Army
Prisoner of War:
No

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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
Interviewer:
Patricia McClain
Interviewer:
Gertrude Stephenson
Contributor:
Richard Lugar
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. Senate/Richard Lugar
Transcriber:
Sandra K. Helget
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/540
Subjects:
Lewis Jr., Arch Joseph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Arch Joseph Lewis, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/540), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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