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Marcus Joseph Fay Collection

Marcus Joseph Fay Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Marcus Joseph Fay
State of Birth:
IA
Home State:
WI
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1946
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
376th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service:
Blackland Army Air Field, Texas; Davis-Monthan Army Air Field, Arizona; Italy; Stalag VIIIB (344), Germany; Stalag VIIA, Germany; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns:
Balkans, Southern France, Rome-Arno, North Apennines, Rhineland
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The veteran was an instructor for twin-engine advanced pilot training at Blackland Army Air Field. He completed 31 bomb missions in a B-24 aircraft. He was shot down on 12/06/1944, receiving severe injuries.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Burton Spangler
Contributor:
Burton Spangler
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/83820
Subjects:
Fay, Marcus Joseph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Marcus Joseph Fay Collection
(AFC/2001/001/83820), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 7/18/2012

 

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