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Richard C. Hughes Collection

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Richard C. Hughes Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard C. Hughes
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
OH
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
445th Bomb Squadron, 321st Bomb Group, 57th Bomb Wing, 12th Air Force
Location of Service
New Jersey; North Carolina; Corsica; Trinidad; Siena, Italy
Battles/Campaigns
Po Valley, Brenner Pass, Northern Italy
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served as Aide-de-Camp and personal pilot for Brigadier General Joseph T. Morris, 12th Air Force Service Command based in Siena, Italy.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Other Manuscript Material [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/94774
Subjects:
Hughes, Richard C.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Richard C. Hughes Collection
(AFC/2001/001/94774), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-03-06
 

 

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