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Frank Baghetti Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0115

This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Dates

  • circa 1945

Language

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank Baghetti joined the Army Air Forces when he was 18 years old. Two years prior to this enlistment, he worked in his town's steel mills making up for the significant labor shortage resulting from the draft. On December 15, 1943, Baghetti volunteered for the Air Forces at Pittsburgh, PA, and his military life began a few months later in May of 1944. He served in the 501st group of the 315th Bomb Wing under General Frank Armstrong.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.2012.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480