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Lowell Cedric Steward Collection

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Lowell Cedric Steward Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Lowell Cedric Steward
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
100th Fighter Squadron, 322nd Fighter Group, 12th Air Force; 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Tuskegee, Alabama; Michigan; Naples, Italy; Salerno, Italy; Ramitelli Airfield, Italy; European Theater
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran flew 143 missions. His airplane was hit by enemy fire over France, creating a hole in the wing. He made it back to Rome.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Keith Lynch
Interviewer:
Cheri L. Neal
Contributor:
Helen Wyers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Conejo Valley Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/83662
Subjects:
Steward, Lowell Cedric
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Lowell Cedric Steward Collection
(AFC/2001/001/83662), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-03-14
 

 

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