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Charlie H. Collins Collection

Charlie H. Collins Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charlie H. Collins
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
723rd Bomb Squadron, 450th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Ora, Italy
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a nose gunner and bombardier on a B-24 bomber, flying 51 missions.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76768
Subjects:
Collins, Charlie H.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Charlie H. Collins Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76768), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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