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Richard W. Holmes Collection

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Richard W. Holmes Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard W. Holmes
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
5th Troop Carrier Squadron
Location of Service
Lawson Field, Fort Benning, Georgia; Bowman Field, Louisville, Kentucky
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a crew chief on a C-47 aircraft, conducting pre-flight checks and aircraft maintenance.

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/2001/001/78787
Subjects:
Holmes, Richard W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Richard W. Holmes Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78787), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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