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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1944-1993

Creator:  Sol Harry Greenberg

Summary/Abstract:  Sol Harry Greenberg was a lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps. His papers consist of a diary he kept of his wartime log and miscellaneous memorabilia related to his various activities.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss #, Sol Harry Greenberg Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by:  Jeremy Katz (August, 2013)

Arrangement: All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note A native of Atlanta, Sol Greenberg was a B-17 bombardier and a lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. During a mission flying out of England to bomb targets in Northern Germany, his plane was hit by ground and air fire. He bailed out of his plane and was soon picked up by the German police. He spent the rest of the war in a POW camp in Barth, Germany, which housed various air forces. The German air force, the Luftwaffe, rant the camp, which was on a peninsula jutting into the Baltic Sea across the icy channel from Sweden. Greenberg survived the war and returned to the United States before immigrating to Israel.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Sol Harry Greenberg Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish military service during World War II. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory 

Box File Description Date
1 1 Memorabilia 1944-1993
2 War log 1944


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