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Lewis Fowler Wells Collection

Lewis Fowler Wells Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Lewis Fowler Wells
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
AL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1937-1965
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group
Location of Service
Panama Canal; Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi; Texas; Oklahoma; Louisiana; Great Britain
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of Britain
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a rescue helicopter pilot and commanding officer.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
Air Force Reserve; 74th Air Rescue Squadron; 1001st Helicopter Squadron
Location of Service
Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida; Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska; Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland; Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.; Thule, Greenland; Alaska; Kirtland Air Force Base; New Mexico

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Slide Presentation
Photograph: Original photographic print [33 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Copy photographic print [1 item] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [20 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [13 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Rebekah Adams
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Veterans Memorial Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/98436
Subjects:
Wells, Lewis Fowler
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Lewis Fowler Wells Collection
(AFC/2001/001/98436), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-04-14
 

 

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