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Biography
 
Robert and Doris Dunlap
Robert L. and Doris Dunlap, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998
Last Name: 
DUNLAP
First Name Middle Initial:
ROBERT L
Nick Name:
Street:  9034 ST REGIS LN City & State: PORT RICHEY, FL E-Mail:  DOD1@GTE.NET
Zip: 34668 Phone:  Spouse: DORIS L
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 28 DIV
Theater: ETO Where Captured: OREN, BELGIUM Date Captured: 12/17/44
Camps Held In: STALAG IB AND IA How Long Interned: 105 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 04/45 Age at Capture: 21
Medals Received: PURPLE HEART, ETO MEDAL, WW II VICTORY MEDAL, POW MEDAL, BRONZE STAR, GOOD CONDUCT
Military Job: SGT. Company: G. M. CORP.
Occupation after War:  MECHANIC

 

Bio:

Robert L. Dunlap of Port Richey, FL., a Sergeant in the U.S. Armyís 28th Division, was 21 when he was captured in Oren, Belgium on December 17, 1944. Before being liberated by the Armored Forces in April of 1945 Robert spent 4 monthís in campís 1XB and 1XA marching day and night and being placed in Box Cars that were unknowingly being bombed at by our own planes. During these marches Robert and others with him would be used as targets for the German soldiers. While marching they would also be stoned at by younger people. 

Robert received many medals including the Purple Heart, the Bronze Medal, the Good conduct, and many more. After the war Robert went on to work at the G.M. Corporation building the automobiles we drive today.

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