Schmidt, Eugene (Interview outline and video), 2008

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Schmidt, Eugene (Interview outline and video), 2008

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Eugene Schmidt was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1918. He joined the National Guard during high school and was federalized on October 15, 1940. Eugene was assigned to a Head Quarters Company and he was deployed to Australia. Then he was sent to New Guinea and was injured by a loose fuel barrel on the way over. He had to stay in the rear while his company went to Buna and after they were done he met up with them in Australia for amphibious assault training. They went on 2 assaults in New Guinea at Saidor and Aitape. In October of 1944 he was sent back to the US and was assigned to be a MP in Detroit, Michigan. Eugene was discharged in July of 1945.

Coverage

2008-07-23

Date

2017-09-21

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Publisher

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

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

SchmidtE

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Schmidt, Eugene, “Schmidt, Eugene (Interview outline and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed January 17, 2020, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29508.
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