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Ignaszewski, Louis, 1916-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1999-2004.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1719

Overview

The Ignaszewski collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Ignaszewski and Carolyn Mager and David Engen in 2004. In this interview, Ignaszewski talks about his time spent in the Army during World War II. He also talks about his deployment in Corregidor, Philippines, his work in the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS), and some of his experiences as a prisoner-of-war. He was awarded the Bronze and Silver Stars and also the Purple Heart for his service.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Dates

  • 2004-04-18

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

Louis Ignaszweski was born in Stephen, Minnesota on July 29, 1916. He served in the Army during World War II from 1941-1945. He served in the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS). Ignaszweski was captured and was held by the Japanese as a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Bronze and Silver Stars and also the Purple Heart for his efforts Louis now resides in Easton, Minnesota.

Extent

2.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Louis Ignaszweski donated this collection on April 18, 2004.

Creator

Title
Ignaszewski, Louis, 1916-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1999-2004.
Status
Completed
Author
Andy Cole processed this collection
Date
2009-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2019-05: Adam Smith made an addition to the collection

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029