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Clyde Smith Barr Collection

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Clyde Smith Barr Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Clyde Smith Barr
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
WV
Note:
This interview was conducted by Veterans History Project volunteers on the National Mall in Washington, DC during the National World War II Reunion: Tribute to a Generation, May 27-30, 2004. Interviews in this group range from one minute to 25 minutes in length.
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
824th Bomb Squadron, 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service:
Harrison, Indiana; Greensborough, North Carolina; Laredo, Texas; Boise, Idaho; Newport News, Virginia; Italy; Germany; European Theater
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The veteran was held as a prisoner of war (POW) at Moosburg, Germany and at four other camps. His camp was liberated on 04/29/1945 by General George S. Patton's 3rd Army.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [ item] --Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] --Reference copy
Photograph: Photographic print [2 items] --Photographs
Interviewer:
Michael Buscher
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/12929
Subjects:
Barr, Clyde Smith
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Clyde Smith Barr Collection
(AFC/2001/001/12929), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/28/2014

 

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