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William Miller Behrns Collection

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William Miller Behrns Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Miller Behrns
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
459th Fighter Squadron
Location of Service
California; Arizona; Washington; Burma; Assam, India, China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a fighter pilot flying P-38 aircraft and flew 104 combat missions.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Maps [2 items] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] --
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [4 items] --
Video: Hi8 [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Hi8 [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Dwight Davis
Contributor:
Dwight Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Aerospace Museum of California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/04634
Subjects:
Behrns, William Miller
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
William Miller Behrns Collection
(AFC/2001/001/04634), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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