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Donald Bain Carrick Collection

Donald Bain Carrick Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Donald Bain Carrick
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
775th Bomb Squadron, 463rd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Yuma, Arizona; Tampa, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; Italy; Germany
Battles/Campaigns
North Apennines, Po Valley, Rhineland
Highest Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Radio Gunner on a B-17 "Flying Fortress" bomber. His biographical form notes that he completed an estimated 22 tours of active duty with the US Air Force over 39 years of military and Civil Service. He also served one month each in Turkey and Germany on NATO military exercises.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1951-1952
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
118th Aircraft Control & Warning Squadron (AC&W), 154th Aircraft Warning Group
Location of Service
Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [0 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Michael Taylor
Contributor:
Michael Taylor
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Stanly Community College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/48979
Subjects:
Carrick, Donald Bain
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Donald Bain Carrick Collection
(AFC/2001/001/48979), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-02-26
 

 

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