Americans in Wartime Experience

John Wiener

World War II

During World War II, John Wiener served his country as a member of the United States Army Air Force with the 15th Air Force, 99th Bomb Group, 416th Squadron as a waist gunner on a B-17 flying out of Fogia, Italy.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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