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Edwin Jacob Hoffart Collection

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Edwin Jacob Hoffart Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edwin Jacob Hoffart
State of Birth:
ND
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
Location of Service
United States; European Theater; Japan; Alaska
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran served as a ball turret gunner on a B-17 bomber.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Contributor:
Edwin Jacob Hoffart
Contributor:
James Sorenson
Contributor:
James Sorenson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.5442
Subjects:
Hoffart, Edwin Jacob
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Edwin Jacob Hoffart Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.5442), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 4/30/2013
 

 

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