Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

Fred F. Ohr Collection

{ }
Fred F. Ohr Collection

Biographical Information

thumbnail of Ohr, Fred F.
Name:
Fred F. Ohr
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
IL
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Korean-American.
Gender
Male
Race
Asian

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1938-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
2nd Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Group; 116th Cavalry Regiment, Idaho National Guard; 183rd Field Artillery; 115th Cavalry; 12th Air Force; 15th Air Force; 68th Material Service Squadron
Location of Service
England; Mediterranean; Ploiesti, Romania; Italy; Africa; Fort Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Daniel Field, Augusta, Georgia
Battles/Campaigns
Algiers, Tunisia, Sicily, Corsica, Italy, Operation Tidal Wave
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran is a WWII flying ace, flying Spitfires and P-51s. He also served as a squadron commander.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Ali Dumar
Interviewer:
Morgen Koelker
Interviewer:
Kyle Miesbauer
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86287
Subjects:
Ohr, Fred F.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Fred F. Ohr Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86287), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-02-23
 

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us