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A. Edward Wilen Collection

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A. Edward Wilen Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
A. Edward Wilen
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
732nd Bomb Squadron, 453rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service:
Ellington Field, Texas; San Marcos, Texas; Pocatello, Idaho; March Field, California; England; Germany; European Theater
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The Veteran was shot down over Hanover, Germany and held as a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII A.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Computer File: CD [1 item] --Electronic file of manuscript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82315
Subjects:
Wilen, A. Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
A. Edward Wilen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82315), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   3/20/2012

 

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