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Robert George Andrus Collection

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Robert George Andrus Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert George Andrus
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
815th Bomb Squadron, 483rd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Kingman, Arizona; Drew Field, Florida; Illinois; Italy; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Northern Apennines, Po Valley, Central Europe
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a B-17 bomber ball turret gunner.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Maps [1 item] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [6 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Bartlett Carroll
Contributor:
B.J. Shorak
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/91295
Subjects:
Andrus, Robert George
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert George Andrus Collection
(AFC/2001/001/91295), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-08-04
 

 

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