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William C. Bass, Jr. Collection

William C. Bass, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William C. Bass, Jr.
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
493rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
England; European Theater
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran flew as a tail gunner on 35 missions and served as a gunnery instructor.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Michael Taylor
Contributor:
Michael Taylor
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Lenoir Community College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/96490
Subjects:
Bass Jr., William C.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
William C. Bass, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/96490), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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