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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Vietnam War, 1961-1975; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Unit of Service: 9th Bomb Group
  • Location of Service: Griffiths Air Force Base, New York; Carswell Air Force Base, Texas; Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi; French, Dutch and British Guiana; Panama; Trinidad; Africa; Brazil; England; Korea; Vietnam
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant

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Ezra P. Beck Collection
Interview / Recording

Transcript: XML

More Resources

[ Commendation from the Commission on Aeronautical Affairs, Republic of China [July 1946] ]
[ Award of the Army Commendation Ribbon ]
[ Citation to Accompany Award of the Army Commendation Medal ]
[ Citation to Accompany the Award of the Air Force Commendation Medal ]

About this Item

Title

  • Ezra P. Beck Collection

Names

  • VA Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jalbert, Celine
  • Beck, Ezra P.
  • Cherbonneau, Judy

State of Birth

  • PA

Home State

  • NH

Headings

  • -  Beck, Ezra P.
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.
  • -  Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives

Repository

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

Gender

  • Male

Status

  • Veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: 9th Bomb Group
    • Location of Service: Griffiths Air Force Base, New York; Carswell Air Force Base, Texas; Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi; French, Dutch and British Guiana; Panama; Trinidad; Africa; Brazil; England; Korea; Vietnam
    • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
    • Dates of Service: 1939-1966
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: Veteran
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

    • Military Status: Veteran
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

    • Military Status: Veteran

Materials

  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- (collected 1946-1958)
  • Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 1/18/2003)
  • Audio: Microcassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 1/18/2003)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/3519

Cite as

  • Ezra P. Beck Collection (AFC/2001/001/3519), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio
  • online text
  • image

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.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

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

Manuscript material:

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

Recording:

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

Photograph:

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

Computer file:

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

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), 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:

Va Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, Celine Jalbert, Ezra P Beck, and Judy Cherbonneau. Ezra P. Beck Collection. 1939. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.03519/.

APA citation style:

Va Medical Center, M., Jalbert, C., Beck, E. P. & Cherbonneau, J. (1939) Ezra P. Beck Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.03519/.

MLA citation style:

Va Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, et al. Ezra P. Beck Collection. 1939. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.03519/>.