Louis Schriber II

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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Cadet Louis Schriber II.
Year Range from 1936
Event World War II
Year range to 1937
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Cadet Louis Schriber II at age 16. He is wearing his cadet uniform for Shattuck Military Academy in Fairebult, MN.
Louis Schriber II was born in Oshkosh, WI on October 13, 1920, the son of Rufus and Marion Morgan Schriber. He graduated from Shattuck Military Academy in Fairebult, MN circa 1938. He enlisted in June 1942 in the US Army Air Force. He was assigned to the 80th Fighter Squadron "Head Hunters", 5th Army Air Force from April 1943 to April 1945. He flew P-38 "Lightings" in the Pacific Theater. He was credited with 8 confirmed kills and had three possibles. He was awarded 3 Presidential Unit citations; Silver Star; 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses; 8 Air Medals; and 6 Campaign stars. He was discharged in late 1945 as a Captain. He passed away on December 8, 2003.
Object ID P2005.20.18
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Schriber, Louis II
Print size 3 1/2" x 5"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army Air Force
Fighter pilots
Fighter planes
Pacific Theater of Operations
Title Louis Schriber II
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