Alcumbrack, Lester (Interview outline and video), 2008

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Title

Alcumbrack, Lester (Interview outline and video), 2008

Description

Lester Alcumbrack was drafted into the army in 1942. Les became very sick during basic training, and became a truck driver. He trained as a fuel truck driver and received amphibious training. He began duty in Scotland and Wales prior to the Normandy Invasion, and continued to serve as a truck driver in France and Germany during and after the Invasion. After the German surrender, he spent his last months working with a refrigeration unit delivering food to US occupation troops.

Coverage

2008-02-28

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)
Kentwood Historic Preservation Commission (Kentwood, Mich.)
WKTV (Wyoming, Mich.)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

AlcumbrackL

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-09-07

Citation

Alcumbrack, Lester, “Alcumbrack, Lester (Interview outline and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/27065.
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