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Assigned: 14th Armored
Highest Rank: Corporal
Entered Service: 4/1/1943
Exited Service: 4/1/1946
Location of Service: Europe
Gender: male
Basic Training: Fort Benning, Georgia
Military Position: Crane Operator and Bridge Builder
Place of Separation: New Jersey
From City: New York City
From State: New York
Current City: Columbus
Current State: Ohio
Date of Birth: 01/1925
My War Stories
  1945 The memory that sticks out to Selwyn the most was that he was so tired all the time. Sometimes so tired he could not take cover at time. Building the bridges with the heavy equipment with the stress of completing tasks quickly was overwhelming on the body both physically and mentally.

My War Awards
  • American Defense Medal - WW II
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • European - African - Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (3 battle stars)
  • World War II Army of Occupation Service Medal
  • World War II Victory Medal
My War Videos
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Selwyn Bloome World War II Combat Engineer