Harry Lee "Bobby" Jordan enlised in May of 1942 from North Carolina State College and served at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, and subsequently as a second lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. He flew to Italy in January of 1945 and flew missions over Germany and Austria, largely in B-17 bombers, with the 301st bombing group, 419th squadron, 15th Air Force. In March of 1945 he was forced to bail out over Florisdorf when his aircraft was hit. As a prisoner of war he was taken to Vienna, then Frankfurt, and eventually to the Dulag Luft prison, where he remained until the end of the war.
Transcript Number 75
Title: Harry Lee (Bobby) Jordan: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Harry Lee (Bobby) Jordan
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: July 31, 2001
Location of Interview: Whiteville, NC
Description: Mini-DV
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience