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Alexander Jefferson Collection

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Alexander Jefferson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Alexander Jefferson
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1979
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
301st Fighter Squadron, 322nd Fighter Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Tuskegee Airport, Alabama; Selfridge FIeld, Michigan; Italy; Stalag Luft III, Germany
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was a prisoner of war (POW) in Germany from 08/1944 to 04/29/1945 and flew 18 missions.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1979
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
504th Recovery Squadron; Air Force Reserve
Location of Service
Selfridge Air Force Base, Michigan
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Daniel Brightwell
Contributor:
Daniel Brightwell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Southfield Veterans Commission
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/56627
Subjects:
Jefferson, Alexander
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Alexander Jefferson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/56627), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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