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Robert M. Walker Collection

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Robert M. Walker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert M. Walker
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
IN
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1946
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
Assistant G-2, 80th Infantry Division; S-2, 317th Regiment, 80th Infantry Division
Location of Service:
Pacific; Hawaii; Arizona; Kansas; Maryland; England; France; Germany; Czechoslovakia
Highest Rank:
Captain
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
Veteran served in Hawaii for 8.5 half months as enlisted and went to Officer's school and became a 2nd Lieutenant. Walker included the following note on his biographical form: "Captured Nuensnwanstein Castle in Fussen, Bavaria (single-handed) and notified fine arts of 3rd Army that the entire looted statuary of the Louvre, Paris, was intact. Shut down ovens at Buchenwald outside of Weimar, Germany. Captured Heinkel-Troken Champagne Fabricen in Wiesbaden, German. 4,500,000 bottles in various states 'Alles fur Weirmach.'"

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Type of Resource:
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] --Electronic file of manuscript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] --Oral history interview
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] --Reference copy
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Mary Robinson
Contributor:
Mary Robinson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Story Books
Transcriber:
Christine Engstrom
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/1989
Subjects:
Walker, Robert M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert M. Walker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/1989), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   8/28/2014

 

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