Interviewees

Wesche, III, Frederick

  • College/Year: RC '39
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Wesche III, Frederick (May 10, 2001)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Battle of Guadalcanal: Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Battle of Guadalcanal: Quote: "We did a lot of our bombing... at night for the very reason that I mentioned, the Japanese never did develop an efficient night fighter."

Description:

Mr. Wesche piloted B-17s in anti-submarine patrols in the Atlantic and on bombing raids in the PTO during World War II.