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EJ Armstrong Collection

EJ Armstrong Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
EJ Armstrong
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male
Race
White

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
524th Squadron, 379th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
Kimbolton, England; RAF Ipswich, England; Cluntoe, Northern Ireland; Muroc Dry Lake Army Air Force Base [Edwards Air Force Base], California
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a top turret gunner and flight engineer on a B-17 and went on 33 missions over Europe.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Michael Finke
Interviewer:
Julian Carter
Interviewer:
Nick Glenn
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79942
Subjects:
Armstrong, EJ
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
EJ Armstrong Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79942), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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