Van Singel, Willard (Interview outline and video), 2007

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Title

Van Singel, Willard (Interview outline and video), 2007

Description

Willard Van Singel was drafted into the Army in 1941 and trained in Texas. He spent 3 years in Texas working as a battalion supply sergeant and also helped with administration and clerical work. Willard then served in the 83rd Infantry Division, landing in France in late 1944. He switched from being a supply sergeant to being a platoon sergeant in a rifle company and saw action in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and at the end of the war met the Soviets east of the Elbe River.

Coverage

2007-11-01

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

VanSingelW

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-10-06

Citation

Van Singel, Willard, “Van Singel, Willard (Interview outline and video), 2007,” Digital Collections, accessed January 19, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29917.
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