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William K. Brown Collection

William K. Brown Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William K. Brown
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Location of Service
Coleman and Perrin Field, Texas; Naples, Italy
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran flew C-47 aircraft hauling cargo in Europe and serving as a part of the occupation forces. He served as an instructor for four engine aircraft and a squadron operations officer.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1961-1968
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Location of Service
Castle Air Force Base, California; Walker AFB, New Mexico; Barksdale AFB, Louisiana; Kadena Air Base, Japan; Thule AFB, Greenland
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran flew Kc-135 aircraft refueling B-52 aircraft out of Japan.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/78776
Subjects:
Brown, William K.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
William K. Brown Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78776), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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