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Julius J. Siefring Collection

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Julius J. Siefring Collection

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Name:
Julius J. Siefring
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
OH
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Camp Atterbury, Indiana; Camp Wolters, Texas (basic training); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; New Guinea; Luzon, Mindanao Island, Mindoro and Leyte Island (Philippines)
Battles/Campaigns
New Guinea, Southern Philippines (Liberation), Luzon, Leyte Island
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran was on six different islands and participated in several beach landings. He also earned an "Armed Enemy" plaque, which came after he and 12 other men rowed a boat to an island and captured 100 Japanese troops.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [7 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] -- Electronic file of photograph(s)
Interviewer:
Adelma Siefring
Contributor:
Adelma Siefring
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/41633
Subjects:
Siefring, Julius J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Julius J. Siefring Collection
(AFC/2001/001/41633), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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