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Description

Oral History interview of Leon Golden. Interview conducted by Goldstein, Stanley at Village on the Green in Longwood, FL.

Date of Birth

1923-01-03

Place of Birth

Worcester (Mass.)

Gender

Male

Home State

Massachusetts

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

Unspecified

1943-04-13

Entrance into Service

Drafted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Company F-359th Infantry Regiment

Location of Service

Rhineland (Germany)

Highest Rank

Private First Class; PFC

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Yes

Battles

Battle of Rhineland

Medals

European African-Middle-Eastern Theater; Campaign Ribbon; Purple Heart; Bronze Star Medal

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Leon Golden was in Northern France during The Rhineland Campaign; The Rhineland Campaign lasted from 15 September 1944 - 21 March 1945.

City of Birth

Worcester

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Goldstein, Stanley

Interview Date

8-28-2014

Location of Interview

Village on the Green, Longwood, FL.

Subjects

Golden, Leon; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; United States. Army

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Contributors

Goldstein, Stanley

Length of Interview

29 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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