Lechner, Louis

Louis Lechner

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Oral History Session #1
Date:
May 21, 2014
Place:
Little Falls, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Molly Graham
Mohammad Athar
Transcript Production Team:
Peter Kharmandarian
Mohammad Athar
Recommended Citation:
 
Lechner, Louis Oral History Interview, May 21, 2014, by Molly Graham and Mohammad Athar, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
 
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Oral History Session #2
Date:
May 27, 2014
Place:
Little Falls, New Jersey
Interviewers:Molly Graham
Mohammad Athar
Transcript Production Team:
Peter Kharmandarian
Molly Graham
Recommended Citation:
 
Lechner, Louis Oral History Interview, May 27, 2014, by Molly Graham and Mohammad Athar, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
 
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Description:
Louis Lechner was born in Jersey City on August 28th, 1921.  He served in the Air Force during World War II.  Lechner attended gunnery school at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and weapons training at the Aerial Gunnery School at Fort Myers. His crew flew from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to British Guiana, Brazil, West Africa, Sudan, Karachi and later, Japan.  Lechner and his crew flew twenty-five missions out of the Marianas in 1945.