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Edward W. Weldon Collection

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Edward W. Weldon Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward W. Weldon
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
571st Bomb Squadron, 300th Bomb Group
Location of Service:
Philadelphia; Georgia; South Carolina; Florida; Spokane, Washington; England
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The veteran broke his back when he bailed out over Linden, Germany. He was a prisoner in Stalag Luft III in Sagan, Germany.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [3 items] --Photographs
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Michael Garvin
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86325
Subjects:
Weldon, Edward W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Edward W. Weldon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86325), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   12/17/2012

 

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