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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
Military 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
Contributor:
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.
Prisoner 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: 2015-04-10
 

 

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