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Allen Sabol, Harlingen, TX, 1943

Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1939-1945
  • Branch of Service: Army Air Forces/Corps
  • Unit of Service: 856th Bomb Squadron, 492nd Bomb Group, 14th Combat Wing, 8th Air Force
  • Location of Service: Sheppard Field, Texas; Pueblo, Colorado; North Pickenham, England; Poland; European Theater
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/2848

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Allen S. Sabol Collection
Interview / Recording

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Allen S. Sabol Collection
Interview / Recording

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[ KU 2618, "Final Report on Capture of Enemy Aircraft Equipment and Enemy Aircraft Crews." August 7, 1944. ]
[ Enlisted Record and Report of Separation and Honorable Discharge. ]
[ Letter from Cal Brend (?), December 27, 1988. ]
[ Letter to Mrs. Frieda Sabol from Chaplain Harold R. Gietz. Responding to Allen Sabol's status as MIA. 10 August 1944. ]

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[ Letter to Mr. H. Sabol from B.G. Robert H. Dunlop, concerning Allen Sabol's status as POW of the German government [18 September 1944] ]
[ Letter to Mrs. Frieda Sabol from Senator Bennett Champ Clark [December 12, 1944] ]
[ Letter to Mr. Harry Sabol from Howard F. Bresee, regarding Allen Sabol's status as a POW [26 February 1945] ]

About this Item

Title

  • Allen S. Sabol Collection

Names

  • Sabol, Laurie
  • Sabol, Allen S.

Home State

  • Missouri

Headings

  • -  Sabol, Allen S.
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
  • -  Prisoner of War -- United States

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army Air Forces/Corps
    • Unit of Service: 856th Bomb Squadron, 492nd Bomb Group, 14th Combat Wing, 8th Air Force
    • Location of Service: Sheppard Field, Texas; Pueblo, Colorado; North Pickenham, England; Poland; European Theater
    • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
    • Dates of Service: 1943-1946
    • Prisoner of War: Yes
    • Entrance into Service: Drafted
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran's plane was shot down over Kiel, Germany, 08/04/1944 and he was taken as a prisoner of war to Stalag Luft IV.

Materials

  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Self-interview (collected 1994-12-31)
  • Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording (collected unknown)
  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [9 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents) (collected unknown)
  • Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Handwritten document (collected 1988-12-27)
  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Self-interview (collected 1994-12-31)
  • Photograph: Copy photographic print [3 items] -- Photograph (collected unknown)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/2848

Cite as

  • Allen S. Sabol Collection (AFC/2001/001/2848), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio
  • image
  • online text

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

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Citing VHP Materials

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Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Sabol, Laurie, and Allen S Sabol. Allen S. Sabol Collection. 1943. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02848/.

APA citation style:

Sabol, L. & Sabol, A. S. (1943) Allen S. Sabol Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02848/.

MLA citation style:

Sabol, Laurie, and Allen S Sabol. Allen S. Sabol Collection. 1943. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02848/>.