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Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war. This typed memoir, put together by Barfield's wife, Marilee, includes photocopies of pictures, maps, and documents alongside the text.

Dates

  • 1993

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 Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Biographical/Historical Note

Barwick O. Barfield served in World War II in the European theater as an Army Air Forces Navigator, Second Lieutenant. A crew member of the 350th Squadron of the 100th Bombardment Group, he flew 13 bombing missions, focusing on Berlin, Germany. On his 13th mission, his plane was shot down and Barfield was taken as a POW in Germany. He was transferred through several camps, remaining in Germany for a year before he was liberated by American forces on April 29, 1945.

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