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Lee A. Archer, Jr. Collection

Lee A. Archer, Jr. Collection

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Name:
Lee A. Archer, Jr.
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1970
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
302nd Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group
Location of Service
North Africa; Europe; Guam (Mariana Islands); Asia; Canal Zone, Panama; Italy
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran notes he was a pilot and trained as part of the Tuskegee experiment. He flew combat missions in the "Macon Belle." Archer also noted that there was strict segregation. Veteran also served in the Army and Air Force.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVCAM [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Audio: DAT [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Brad Winchester
Contributor:
Ivonne McDowell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Department of Veterans Affairs, Public & Intergovernmental Affairs
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/44004
Subjects:
Archer Jr., Lee A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Lee A. Archer, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/44004), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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