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John W. Dytman Collection

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John W. Dytman Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John W. Dytman
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NY
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1946
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
351st Bomb Group (H), 8th Air Force
Location of Service:
Alabama; Florida; Louisiana; California; South Dakota; Nebraska; England
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran discusses: serving as a navigator on B-17s; contracting meningitis; spending 21 months as a German prisoner of war (POW) after being shot down, injuries, life in the prison camp; being liberated.

Collection Information (Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Maureen Reynolds
Contributor:
Heather Wade
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Mrs. Arthur W. Booth Library of the Chemung County Historical Society, Inc.
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/23003
Subjects:
Dytman , John W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
John W. Dytman Collection
(AFC/2001/001/23003), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Mrs. Arthur W. Booth Library of the Chemung County Historical Society, Inc.
 
 

 

Last Edit:   8/4/2005

 

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