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Robert J. Decker Collection

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Robert J. Decker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert J. Decker
 
 
 
 
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as European. He was born in Kamabai, Sierra Leone. Original collection material is retained at the Institute of Historical Survey Foundation (IHSF).
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1944
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Location of Service
Shreveport, Louisiana; Dyersburg, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Special duties/highlights/achievements include: "Flight instructor for single engine fighters."

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
Interviewer:
Bill Hawkins
Contributor:
Anne Morgan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Institute of Historical Survey Foundation
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/58091
Subjects:
Decker, Robert J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert J. Decker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/58091), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-06-03
 

 

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