Minnesota Discovery Center

George Slakanich

conflict:World War II
serial number:17157332
location:Sainte Marie Du-Mont, France (D-Day invasion).
enlistment date:Dec. 10, 1942
place enlisted:
discharge date:June 7, 1944
place discharged:
history:Rifleman, Headquarters Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 101st Airborne Division; killed in action at Sainte Marie Du-Mont, France, while participating in the D-Day invasion.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 298; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Sept. 26, 1924
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:June 7, 1944
father:Frank Slakanich
mother:Helen Slakanich (nee Paraska)
siblings:Michael; Ann; Olga; Eva; Helen
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 3/26/2016