Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, 2011

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Interview with James F. Brede, dentist and U.S. Army Air Forces veteran. The interview includes his personal experiences in World War II as a B-17 co-pilot with the 8th Air Force in the European Theater, his childhood in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, enlistment in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1943, preliminary training in Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, his active service with the 379th Bomb Group in Kimbolton, England, combat experience in 35 missions, return to the U.S. and continued military service as a flight instructor in Lakeland, Florida and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as the return to ... continued below

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138, [67] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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Fox, Lisa A. & Brede, James F. March 30, 2011.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, 2011
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, March 30, 2011
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, April 13, 2011
  • Added Title: Tighten Up That Formation

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Interview with James F. Brede, dentist and U.S. Army Air Forces veteran. The interview includes his personal experiences in World War II as a B-17 co-pilot with the 8th Air Force in the European Theater, his childhood in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, enlistment in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1943, preliminary training in Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, his active service with the 379th Bomb Group in Kimbolton, England, combat experience in 35 missions, return to the U.S. and continued military service as a flight instructor in Lakeland, Florida and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as the return to civilian life, marriage, dental school under the G.I. Bill, reenlistment in the Air Force as a dentist, his deployment to Korea, his discharge from the Air Force, and the establishment of his dental practice and experiences since retirement. The interview includes an appendix with a copy of his book.

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138, [67] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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"Tighten Up That Formation" was written by James F. Brede.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • March 30, 2011

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  • 1947 - April 2011

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  • July 15, 2014, 5:33 a.m.

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Fox, Lisa A. & Brede, James F. Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, 2011, book, March 30, 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306761/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.