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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Unknown
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.'"

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

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
Contributor:
Robert M. Walker
Contributor:
Mary Robinson
Contributor:
Mary Robinson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Story Books
Contributor:
Christine Engstrom
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.1989
Subjects:
Walker, Robert M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert M. Walker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.1989), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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