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Edward M. Leinwetter Collection

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Edward M. Leinwetter Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward M. Leinwetter
State of Birth:
KS
Home State:
KS
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Location of Service
St. Petersburg, Florida; Springfield, Massachusetts; Cuba; England; European Theater; Sweden
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service History Note
The veteran 's aircraft was forced to land in Sweden after being damaged on a bombing run over Demark around 3/1945. Veteran spent the rest of the War in an internment camp.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Gary McGinness
Interviewer:
Tony Roth
Contributor:
Beth Brown
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Colmery-O'Neil, Topeka, Kansas
Contributor:
Beth Brown
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Colmery-O'Neil, Topeka, Kansas
Contributor:
Beth Brown
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Colmery-O'Neil, Topeka, Kansas
Contributor:
Beth Brown
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Colmery-O'Neil, Topeka, Kansas
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42577
Subjects:
Leinwetter, Edward M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Edward M. Leinwetter Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42577), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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