Oral history interview with Frank Murphy

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Frank Murphy
Creator:
Murphy, Frank
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
United States. Army--Officers
Veterans--Interviews
Flight navigators--United States
Bombardment--Germany
Parachutes--Deployment
Prisoners of war--United States
Prisoners of war--Germany
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Anecdotes
Location:
Germany, 51.5, 10.5
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
moving images
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
Frank Murphy served as a navigator on a B-17 Flying Fortress, 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. His plane was shot down on October 10, 1943, after completing a bombing run over Munster, Germany. He spent the next nineteen months as a prisoner of war. In this interview, Murphy describes parachuting from his crippled plane and his capture by the Germans.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pPJ6nYvVMk&feature=youtu.be
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [interview title], Veterans History Project, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 interview (circa 4 mins.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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