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Paul E. Parks Collection

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Paul E. Parks Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Paul E. Parks
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
CO
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1945
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
533rd Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group
Location of Service:
United Sates; England; France; European Theater
Highest Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran was a flight engineer on a plane that was shot down over Germany. He was forced to walk 600 miles from the Stalag Luft 4 prisoner of war (POW) camp to Dachau POW camp.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Photograph: Digital print [1 item]
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item]
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Malissa Hudson
Contributor:
Philip Ellsworth
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Surface Creek Valley Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/21305
Subjects:
Parks, Paul E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Paul E. Parks Collection
(AFC/2001/001/21305), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   1/18/2005

 

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