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Cecil Kenneth Belton Collection

Cecil Kenneth Belton Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Cecil Kenneth Belton
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male

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
728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
England; Belgium; Holland; European Theater
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a B-17 bomber pilot. The veteran survived a B-17 crash in Holland, then spent the next three months hiding with the Dutch undergroud, evading and fighting the Germans who occupied Holland.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Colton Meyers
Interviewer:
Austin Stake
Interviewer:
Jay B. Martens
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79960
Subjects:
Belton, Cecil Kenneth
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Cecil Kenneth Belton Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79960), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2011-09-21
 

 

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