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Donald J. McBey Collection

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Donald J. McBey Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Donald J. McBey
 
 
Home State:
WA
Note
The veteran was born in Canada.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1959
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
England; European Theater; Pacific Theater; Misawa, Japan
Battles/Campaigns
Normandy
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was interned in Wengen, Switzerland, following the crash of his B-17 bomber.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [5 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [ item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photographic print [21 items] -- Photographs
Artifact: Artifact photocopy [3 items] -- Medal
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of photograph(s)
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Michael Deskins
Contributor:
Michael Deskins
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/54269
Subjects:
McBey, Donald J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Donald J. McBey Collection
(AFC/2001/001/54269), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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