Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

This item contains only text.  Click here.
Text Version

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Harry Hershey enlisted in the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1945 in the 612th Bombardment Squadron, 401st Bomb Group. He became a B17 pilot and was stationed in England. Between February and May, 1944, he flew 25 missions over various parts of Eupore. He was born newr Belleville, Kansas, on January 23, 1921. He used the GI Bill of Rights to finish college and buy a house. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Oct 20, 2007. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Hershey, Harry "Pat"
Date: October 20, 2007

Bookbag Text Version Share Print

Item Number: 218602
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218602

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.