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Charles L. Diedling Collection

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Charles L. Diedling Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles L. Diedling
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
762nd Bomb Squadron, 460th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Spinazzola, Italy; Stalag Luft IV, Poland; European Theater
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was shot down over Germany on 08/07/1944. He served as a flight engineer and waist gunner in a B-24 bomber.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/77840
Subjects:
Diedling, Charles L.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Charles L. Diedling Collection
(AFC/2001/001/77840), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-06-26
 

 

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