Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941)

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Title

Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941)

Subject

Dwellings--New York (State)--Hempstead
Suburban homes--New York (State)--Hempstead

Description

Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941).

The home was destroyed when a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it and the house next door on November 17, 1945. The pilot, 1st Lt. Daniel R.A. Duncan, who was stationed at Mitchel Field, was killed in the crash. The house next door, which belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs, suffered extensive damage.

Date

c. 1945

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Type

Photograph

Identifier

Hofstra University Library Special Collections
Box 9, Item 35

Coverage

Hempstead, N.Y.

Files

Long Island Photograph Collection 9-35.jpg

Citation

“Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) ,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed November 23, 2017, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/674.

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