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Harold A. Armstrong Collection

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Harold A. Armstrong Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Harold A. Armstrong
State of Birth:
CO
Home State:
WY
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1953
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
371st Bomb Squadron, 307th Bomb Group
Location of Service
MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; March Air Force Base, California; Kadena Air Base, Okinawa
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a B-29 pilot flying bomb missions over Korea.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
66th Bomb Squadron, 44th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
Jefferson Barracks, Missouri; Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Santa Ana Army Air Base, California; Gardner Field, California; Fort Sumner Army Air Field, New Mexico; Gowen Field, Idaho; Forbes Fields, Kansas; RAF Shipdham, England; Stalag Luft I, Germany; European Theater
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a B-24 co-pilot flying bomb missions over Germany.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Laurence Nelson
Contributor:
Laurence Nelson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/95622
Subjects:
Armstrong, Harold A.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Harold A. Armstrong Collection
(AFC/2001/001/95622), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-11-03
 

 

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