Autobiographical Narrative of Leonard A. Charpentier, June 18, 1999

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Narrative of Dr. Leonard A. Charpentier. The narrative includes a monologue of Charpentier's experiences as a P-47 fighter pilot in the European Theater during World War II. Charpentier talks about basic training, flight training, fighter pilot training, his assignment to the 86th Fighter Squadron on Corsica, the P-47 Thunderbolt, various missions, his being shot down on a mission over southern France and being captured, the treatment of his wounds at a German field hospital, and his postwar medical career.

Creator(s): Charpentier, Leonard A.
Location(s):
Creation Date: June 18, 1999
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Texas Oral History Collection
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Creator (Author):
Charpentier, Leonard A.

Dr. Leonard A. Charpentier

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 18, 1999
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
United States - Alabama - Montgomery County - Montgomery
Place
United States - Florida - Hillsborough County - Tampa
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1920 to June 1999
Description:

Narrative of Dr. Leonard A. Charpentier. The narrative includes a monologue of Charpentier's experiences as a P-47 fighter pilot in the European Theater during World War II. Charpentier talks about basic training, flight training, fighter pilot training, his assignment to the 86th Fighter Squadron on Corsica, the P-47 Thunderbolt, various missions, his being shot down on a mission over southern France and being captured, the treatment of his wounds at a German field hospital, and his postwar medical career.

Physical Description:

16 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | Army Air Forces | European Theater | fighter pilots
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1323
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306704
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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