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Ralph B. DeForest Collection

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Ralph B. DeForest Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Ralph B. DeForest
State of Birth:
CT
Home State:
GA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
A&P Platoon, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division
Location of Service
North Africa; Algeria; French Morocco; Tunisia; Sicily; Normandy, France; Belgium; Rhineland, Germany
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran was injured by an anti-tank mine.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [11 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [5 items] -- Photographs
Photograph: Copy photographic print [2 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Ralph B. DeForest
Contributor:
Lorraine Johanson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.12692
Subjects:
DeForest, Ralph B.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Ralph B. DeForest Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.12692), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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