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Loren E. Jackson manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0449-Folder
Identifier: 02-00.0449
Scope and Contents

The Loren E. Jackson manuscript "Epilogue to a War Story" documents Lieutenant Colonel Loren E. Jackson's experience as a prisoner of war when he was shot down during D-Day from his B-17 that he piloted with the 385th Bomb Group during World War II. His manuscript details his encounter with the German Gerhard Graf von Schwerin who he met in the 1960s after not seeing him since he was interrogated by him. Jackson recounts the conversation he had with General and touches on multiple subjects, such as German memory of war, behaviors of the Germans, morale, and the surrendering of Germany.

Dates: Created: 1944-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2000

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy X
  • Subject: B-17 bomber X
  • Names: Stalag Luft III X