Astrauckas, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2008

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Title

Astrauckas, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2008

Description

Richard Astrauckas served with the Merchant Marines from 1943 to 1948 during World War II and with the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean War. He discusses his pre-enlistment years, enlistment and training in the U.S. and sea voyages abroad with the Merchant Marines. He describes his experience of the Normandy Invasion and carrying of supplies and cargo to European ports and elsewhere. Astraukas further mentions his involvement in Greece during the Marshall Plan and peacetime service during Korea.

Date

2008-05-21

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

AstrauckasR

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Astrauckas, Richard, “Astrauckas, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed December 5, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/27081.
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