De Vries, Harvey (Interview outline and video), 2010

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Title

De Vries, Harvey (Interview outline and video), 2010

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Harvey De Vries was born on a farm in Michigan in 1922. He was drafted in 1943 started training as a tank destroyer gunner, but then switched to the paratroops. He arrived in England immediately before D-Day and did not take part in that action, but joined the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division as a replacement. He fought with them in Holland and was wounded in that campaign, but returned to the division in time to participate in the defense of Bastogne and stayed with them through the rest of the war.

Date

2010-01-12

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

DeVriesH

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

De Vries, Harvey, “De Vries, Harvey (Interview outline and video), 2010,” Digital Collections, accessed May 30, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28859.
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