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Collection Petersen Collection
Object Name Image, Digital
Date 1940s
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1944
Description Photo of Louis Petersen in his United States Air Corps uniform from WII. Louis died in battle, August 16, 1944 flying as co-pilot on a dangerous mission to Bohein, Germany. His plane was shot down and he died instantaneously; only the pilot survived.
Subjects World War II
Military
People Petersen, Louis
Catalog Number 2011.012.001