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John Robert Donohue Collection

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John Robert Donohue Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Robert Donohue
State of Birth:
WI
Home State:
WI
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force; 531st Fighter Squadron, 21st Fighter Group, 7th Air Force; 333rd Fighter Squadron
Location of Service
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; Ladd Field, Alaska; Santa Ana, Visalia, Lemoore, California; Luke Field, Arizona; Mokuleia, Bellows Field, Hawaii; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Iwo Jima
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran was a fighter pilot during World War II. Veteran received Air Medal for shooting down a Japanese Zero in air combat. Veteran joined the Air Force Reserves in 1955.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Janet Hammond
Contributor:
Helen Reed
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Park County Veterans History Project
Contributor:
Helen Reed
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Park County Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/46998
Subjects:
Donohue, John Robert
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
John Robert Donohue Collection
(AFC/2001/001/46998), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2007-07-10
 

 

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