Recorded memoir of William Lemkowitz (MC 371/882/51)
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Recorded memoir of William Lemkowitz


MC 371/882/51

1 audio cassette (Memorex MRXI 60)

nd [c 1985]

466th Bomb Group

William Lemkowitz

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[00:00-05:00] Summarizes his service in the 446th and 458th Bomb Groups, including entry into service, Louisiana, and joining the Air Corps, Brooks Field, Texas, November 1940. Comments on training as an ordnance officer, Autumn 1942-Spring 1943, and journey to England on ship, 'Queen Elizabeth.' Describes assignment to 446th Bomb Group as base ordnance officer and facilities at the airbase, August 1943-January 1944. Comments on transfer to 458th Bomb Group, as commander of 1686th Ordnance Supply and Maintenance Company and base ordnance officer. Describes his duties and mentions being ordnance representative at aeroplane crashes and accidents. Describes facilities at Horsham St Faith, comments on the English people and a sightseeing trip to London. Recorded on side A of cassette only.