Photo of S/Sgt. Robert K. Rohman in fatigues

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of S/Sgt. Robert K. Rohman in fatigues

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army Air Forces
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Rohman, Robert K., Article on back of photo; "Staff Sgt. Robert K. Rohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rohman, 1421 East Wood street, has been awarded a Silver Star for gallantry in action while on a bombing mission over Germany May 6. During an attack by six enemy fighters, Sergeant Rohman, gunner-engineer, was painfully wounded and knocked out of his gun turret. Disregarding his wounds, according to the War department citation, he re-entered the turret and continued to fire at the attacking fighters, shooting one down in flames. Through his fortitude and devotion to duty, his plane was able to return to its base. Sergeant Rohman received the medal at the Northington General Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Ala.,, where he is receiving treatment for wounds. His wife and tow children live at Anniston, Ala."

Creator

Army Air Forces Official Photo

Source

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

9/10/1944

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF608

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 8"

Files

AF608-WWII_ROHMAN, ROBERT K, 9-10-1944.jpg

Citation

Army Air Forces Official Photo, “Photo of S/Sgt. Robert K. Rohman in fatigues,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 17, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1057.