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1st Lt. James F Beck - 419th Squadron

As part of the Veterans History Project for the American Folklife Center of The Library of Congress, James Beck of the 301st BG 419th BS generously contributed the following:

James Beck Collection

Biographical Information

Name: James F. Beck

Date of Birth: 1919

Place of Birth: Barberton, OH

Gender: Male

Race: White

Home State: OH

War or Conflict: World War II, 1939-1946

Status: Veteran

Dates of Service: 1942-1945

Entrance into Service: Drafted

Branch of Service: Army Air Forces/Corps

Unit of Service: 419th Squadron, 301st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force

Location of Service: Po Valley and Northern Apennines, Italy; Rhineland, Germany

Highest Rank: First Lieutenant

Prisoner of War: No

Service Related Injury: No

Collection Information

Type of Resource: Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [2 items] --Oral history interview

Interviewer: Todd Williams

Donor: Jerri R. Donohue

Donor Affiliation/Organization: World War II - Korean War Roundtable, Akron, Ohio

Collection #:AFC/2001/001/51094

Subjects: Beck, James

World War II, 1939-1946 -- Personal Narratives

United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.

Cite as: James Beck Collection (AFC/2001/001/51094), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress


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