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Edward A. Spencer Collection

Edward A. Spencer Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Edward A. Spencer
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
CA
Note
Original collection material is retained at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
508th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
Polebrook, England; Germany; European Theater
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a B-17 radio operator. The veteran was shot down on his 25th mission and was a prisoner of war (POW) at Stalag Luft VII.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jim Buchholz
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/88645
Subjects:
Spencer, Edward A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Edward A. Spencer Collection
(AFC/2001/001/88645), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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