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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
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:   12/16/2014

 

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