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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I: Interview with Frank Soboleski
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Frank Soboleski was born in 1925 in Minnesota. One of fourteen children of immigrant parents, Frank enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943. His unit was sent to England in 1944. Frank spent time in Germany, Austria, and France until the end of 1945, when he was transferred stateside. He was discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Staff Sergeant. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Enlisting in the Army and being away from home; training for paratroopers; combat experiences while serving in the 101st Airborne; time in Germany, Austria, and France before discharge; killing of opposition soldiers who had already surrendered; life after the war and discharge; settling in International Falls.
2 hours sound cassette
51 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
120 minutes length
Interviewee: Soboleski, Frank
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in: International Falls, Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 112 (Library Call Number)
AV2006.1.24 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I'