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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With David Brown

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Soldier David W. Brown was born on August 26, 1920, in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1943, three days after he and his wife were married, Brown was drafted into the United States Army. He was deployed during World War II with the 490th Port Battalion, 226 Port Company European Theater, where he served as a technician 4th Grade. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Brown landed on the shores of Utah Beach as allied forces stormed the beaches at Normandy. In December, 1945, Brown received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army. In 2009, Brown was awarded an Emmy plaque from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for contributing to the History Channel's program, A Distant Shore: African Americans of D-Day. In 2010, he was awarded France's Chevalier of the Legion of Honor medal, the highest decoration bestowed on those who have achieved remarkable deeds for France.
Performers
Denise Gines, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
263 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with David Brown
David Brown
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2013 August 20.
Description
1 online resource (10 video files (4 hr., 22 min., 15 sec.)) : sound, color
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