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Schwarzer (Donald Everett) Personal Papers
SDASM.SC.10127  
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Description
Schwarzer served in the Eighth Air Force 392nd Bomb Group during World War II. He flew various missions, including 23 over Germany, receiving a Purple Heart and Air Medal.
Background
Donald Everett Schwarzer, son of Albert J. (a veteran of WWI) and Dorothy Schwarzer, was born in 1924 in New York. He went to Brooklyn Technical High School and attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He entered the service in 1942 and was appointed an aviation cadet in 1943. He trained at several airfields, including Dorr Field, and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Force in May 1944. He flew the Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber with the Eighth Air Force 392nd Heavy Bomb group. He was awarded an Air Medal (and later a Purple Heart) and flew missions over continental Europe including at least 23 over Germany, Poland, Belgium, Holland, Norway, and France.
Extent
0.22 Cubic Feet 1 box 10” X 2.5” X 15”,
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.