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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
Service Related Injury
Yes
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
Contributor:
Rothacker Childs Smith
Contributor:
Minneola Dixon
Contributor:
Morna Battle
Contributor:
Minneola Dixon
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.44158
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/loc.natlib.afc2001001.44158), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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