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Anthony W. Butera Collection

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Anthony W. Butera Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Anthony W. Butera
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
White

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
730th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
Miami, Florida; Yuma, Arizona; Biggs Field, Texas; Scotland; RAF Deopham Green, Station 142, England; Schleswig, Germany; Stalag III, Germany; Moosburg, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served on ten B-17 bombing missions and was shot down on 1/17/1945 over Hamburg, Germany.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Roger Wilson
Contributor:
Roger Wilson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/69831
Subjects:
Butera, Anthony W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Anthony W. Butera Collection
(AFC/2001/001/69831), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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