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Nathan Firestone Collection

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Nathan Firestone Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Nathan Firestone
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
725th Bomb Squadron, 451st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service:
Foggia, Italy; Austria; Stalag Luft III, Germany; European Theater
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The veteran served as a B-24 bomber navigator and was shot down 10/1944.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Phillip Elbaum
Contributor:
Phillip Elbaum
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Edward Hines Jr. Hospital, Hines, Illinois
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/39680
Subjects:
Firestone, Nathan
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Nathan Firestone Collection
(AFC/2001/001/39680), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   9/5/2006

 

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