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William Harold Fielding, Jr. Collection

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William Harold Fielding, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Harold Fielding, Jr.
State of Birth:
NJ
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
873rd Bomb Squadron, 498th Bomb Group, 73rd Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force
Location of Service
Nashville, Tennessee; Maxwell Field, Alabama; Pacific Theater; Saipan (Northern Mariana Island); Mariana Islands; Japan
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a radio operator on a B-29 bomber aircraft "Lucky 'Leven." He participated in 38 combat missions, including 14 night strikes.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [6 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Contributor:
Harvey Fielding
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/83285
Subjects:
Fielding Jr., William Harold
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
William Harold Fielding, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/83285), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2012-06-11
 

 

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