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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
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
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
Status:
Veteran
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
James Sorenson
Contributor:
James Sorenson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/5442
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/2001/001/5442), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   7/3/2003

 

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