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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
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
Battles/Campaigns:
Ploesti
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Schneider flew on 9 missions and then he was shot down. He survived in a Prisoner of War (POW) facility for 5 months.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
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.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Olin Schneider Collection
(AFC/2001/001/73527), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   10/20/2010

 

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