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Veterans of Filipino Ancestry in the

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Severo Guerrero Collection

 

 

Biographical Information

Name:

Severo K. Guerrero, Jr.

Date of Birth:

1924

Place of Birth:

Pontiac, MI

Gender:

Male

Race:

Unspecified

Home State:

AZ

War or Conflict:

World War II, 1939-1946

Status:

Veteran

Dates of Service:

1941-1948

Branch of Service:

Army

Unit of Service:

9901st TSU-SGO Detachment, Medical Corps

Location of Service:

Philippines; Camp Lee, Virginia; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC; Camp Detrick, Maryland; Chicago, Illinois

Highest Rank:

Major

Prisoner of War:

Unknown

Service Related Injury:

No

Service History Note:

Veteran, a United States (US) citizen by birth, resided in the Philippines during World War II. From 1941-1945, he was active as a Filipino-American Guerrilla, fighting against the Japanese Occupation. He returned to the US in mid-1945, was drafted into the US Army, then on 12/12/1945 he enlisted into the regular Army so he could pursue his medical studies at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:

Manuscript: Creative works [1 item]

Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item]

Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview

Audio: CD [0 item] --Reference copy

Interviewer:

 Unknown Interviewer 

Donor Affiliation/Organization:

Freemont Junior High School

Collection #:

AFC/2001/001/10813

Subjects:

Guerrero, Severo
World War II, 1939-1946 -- Personal Narratives
United States. Army.

Cite as:

Severo Guerrero Collection (AFC/2001/001/10813), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

 

 

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Jose Montealegre Collection

 

 

Biographical Information

Name:

Jose Montealegre

Date of Birth:

1924

Note:

This interview was conducted by Veterans History Project volunteers on the National Mall in Washington, DC during the National World War II Reunion: Tribute to a Generation, May 27-30, 2004. Interviews in this group range from one minute to 25 minutes in length. Montealegre was born in the Philippines.

Gender:

Male

Race:

Unspecified

Home State:

CA

War or Conflict:

World War II, 1939-1946

Status:

Veteran

Dates of Service:

1941-1942

Entrance into Service:

Enlisted

Branch of Service:

Army

Highest Rank:

Private First Class

Prisoner of War:

Yes

Service Related Injury:

Unknown

Service History Note:

Montealegre was originally in the Philippine Army. He was then incorporated into the United States Army.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:

Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview

Interviewer:

Yann Len 

Donor Affiliation/Organization:

Library of Congress

Collection #:

AFC/2001/001/13902

Subjects:

Montealegre, Jose
World War II, 1939-1946 -- Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War (POW)

Cite as:

Jose Montealegre Collection (AFC/2001/001/13902), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

 

 

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