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Carl H. Barthold Collection

Carl H. Barthold Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Carl H. Barthold
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Note
Johnathan M. Moore also interviewed the veteran.
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
Unit of Service
870th Bomb Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 73rd Bomb Wing
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Tokyo, Honshu Island
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran completed 32 missions, including the first B-29 bomber raid on Tokyo, Japan. He flew five bomb raids on Honshu Island, Japan.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Amanda Menges
Interviewer:
Andrew Schunk
Interviewer:
Connor Highlander
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80386
Subjects:
Barthold, Carl H.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Carl H. Barthold Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80386), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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