Powers, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2004

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Powers, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2004

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Contributor

Boring, Frank (Interviewer)

Description

Robert Powers was born in Greenville, Michigan on January 25, 1924. After graduating high school, he attended college at Albion University before enlisting in the Air Force. Robert trained for about 13 months before he was sent to a base in Italy. From there he flew about 25 missions throughout Romania, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, and Poland before his plane was shot down in France. Robert sustained many light injuries, was helped by the French Resistance, but was captured by the Germans. He remained in German prison camp for 11 months until the war ended.

Date

2004-12-02

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

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PowersR

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application/pdf
video/mp4

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

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Powers, Robert, “Powers, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2004,” Digital Collections, accessed June 21, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29386.
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