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Erick William Kyro Collection

Erick William Kyro Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Erick William Kyro
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1976
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
41st Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force
Location of Service
United States; New Guinea; England; European Theater
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
439th Troop Carrier Group; Headquarters, 12th Fighter Escort Wing, Strategic Air Command
Highest Rank
Brigadier General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the 127th Fighter Wing, Michigan Air National Guard.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Home movie footage
Interviewer:
Gary Darke
Contributor:
Gary Darke
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Finnish Cultural Association (FCA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/16361
Subjects:
Kyro, Erick William
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Erick William Kyro Collection
(AFC/2001/001/16361), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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