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eng
Summary
Reminiscences of Jack D. Wightman (1923-2000) of Edinburg, Virginia, given in an interview with Nancye Bowman of Edinburg, recalling his experiences serving in the Second World War, including being drafted, his serving in a tank during combat, and serving in a military police unit. He comments on the British, German, and Soviet armies, as well as German and French civilians
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Jack D. Wightman was born 4 June 1923 in Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, to Charles Dunnie Wightman and Resa E. Bowman Wightman. He graduated from Edinburg High School. Wightman served in the United States Army during World War II, serving in the 29th Infantry Division, and the 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion. He saw action in several campaigns and won a Purple Heart, four battle stars, and a Bronze Star for his service. Wightman had two children. He died 18 February 2000 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and was buried in Cedarwood Cemetery in Edinburg.
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Vi
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Reminiscences
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  • The Library of Virginia
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11
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Bowman, Nancye
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001537125
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Photocopies.
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leaves

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