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William Fred Streit Collection

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William Fred Streit Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Fred Streit
State of Birth:
IA
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1962
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
USS Ranger (CV 4); 3rd Bomb Group; 66th Fighter Wing; 352nd Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group
Location of Service:
Atlantic; Casablanca, Morocco; North Africa; England; European Theater
Highest Rank:
Major
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran is credited with 4.5 aircraft kills and 100 combat missions over Europe. He flew missions on the Berlin Airlift and served as an associate professor of air science at the University of Maryland for four years.

Collection Information

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:
Eric Tenbus
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/84899
Subjects:
Streit, William Fred
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
William Fred Streit Collection
(AFC/2001/001/84899), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   9/27/2012

 

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