Photo of Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz in uniform

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army Air Corps
AAF
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Schwartz, Tech. Sgt. Eugene; Article on back of photo; "By James R. Scott of the Herald-Review Staff; Veteran of 25 bombing raids over t he North European theater, Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz of Bethany believes that only an invasion can utterly crush the Nazi empire. The 23-year old flier, who wears both the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, reported Saturday at an army rest camp in Miami, Fla., after a week's furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Bliss Schwartz. Seven Flying Fortresses were used in the 25 missions, and the slow-spoken, modest Bethany youth served as both radio operator and gunner. Two of his companions are now prisoners of the Nazis, but he is restrained by censorship from giving......."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

12/6/1943

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF627

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5"

Files

AF627-WWII_SCHWARTZ, EUGENE, 12-6-1943.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz in uniform,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 10, 2018, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1087.