Vander Laan, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2007

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Title

Vander Laan, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2007

Description

Robert Vander Laan is a Korean War era veteran who served in the 7th Army 966 Field Engineering Battalion. He was sent to Germany during his time in the service, and was never involved in any active combat. However, he witnessed the aftermath of WW II during his travels throughout Europe. He also discusses his reaction upon being taken by the Army to several concentration camps in the Munich are. He also recalls the difficulties of basic training during the summer in Louisiana.

Coverage

2007-06-25

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Alvin, Warren (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

VanderLaanR

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-10-06

Citation

Vander Lann, Robert, “Vander Laan, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2007,” Digital Collections, accessed September 20, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29929.
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