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James Edward Andrews Collection

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James Edward Andrews Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James Edward Andrews
 
 
Home State:
FL
Note
Veteran was born in Saint Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1970-2001
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Location of Service
Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi; Barksdale AFB, Louisiana; Clark Air Base, Philippines; South China Sea
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Linebacker II
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran flew KC-135 aircraft refueling fighters flying into Vietnam. He flew 60 combat missions and supported Operation Linebacker II.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
Strategic Air Command (SAC); Reserve Affairs, Office of Secretary of Defense
Location of Service
Amarillo Air Force Base, Texas; Bosnia; El Salvador
Highest Rank
Major General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in strategic nuclear forces, standing on nuclear alert.

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
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/78772
Subjects:
Andrews, James Edward
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
James Edward Andrews Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78772), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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