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Rothacker Childs Smith Collection

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Rothacker Childs Smith Collection

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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
Military 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.

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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.
Prisoner 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: 2015-04-22
 

 

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