Leo Bednarczyk was born in Chicago, the son of Polish immigrants. He enlisted in the Navy immediately after graduating high school in 1942. He was deployed to the Pacific theater as an engineer and returned to the States at the war's end in 1945 at the age of 20.
Transcript Number 270
Title: Leo Bednarczyk: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Leo Bednarczyk
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: May 22, 2002
Location of Interview: Wilmington, NC
Description: Mini DV
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience