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Olin Schneider Collection

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Olin Schneider Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Olin Schneider
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
AZ
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
459th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
North Africa; Italy; Romania; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Ploesti
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran flew on 9 missions and then he was shot down. He survived in a prisoner of war (POW) facility for five months.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Larry Conway
Contributor:
Larry Conway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Tempe Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/73527
Subjects:
Schneider, Olin
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Olin Schneider Collection
(AFC/2001/001/73527), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-11-14
 

 

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