Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

Rothacker Childs Smith Collection

{ }
Rothacker Childs Smith Collection

Biographical Information

thumbnail of Smith, Rothacker Childs
Name:
Rothacker Childs Smith
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
AL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Black or African American
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1945
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
366th Infantry Regiment
Location of Service:
Southern Italy
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran served as a medic with an all Black infantry regiment. In 7/1944, the regiment was attached to the 92nd Division, and engaged in combat for the first time.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [2 items] --Photographs
Interviewer:
Minneola Dixon
Interviewer:
Morna Battle
Contributor:
Minneola Dixon
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/44158
Subjects:
Smith, Rothacker Childs
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Rothacker Childs Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/44158), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us