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Captain Ecklund enlisted in the Army (Air Force) in 1941 and served until 1950 in the 5th Photo Reconnaisssance Squadron, 12th Air Force. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Oct 18, 2005, Ecklund talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Ecklund, Robert Dean
Date: 18 October 2005

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Item Number: 211332
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211332

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