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Fitzroy Newsum Collection

Fitzroy Newsum Collection

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Name:
Fitzroy Newsum
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
CO
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1937-1970
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
477th Bomb Group; 437th Troop Carrier Wing
Location of Service
Tuskegee, Alabama; Hawaii; Germany; European Theater
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Tuskegee Airman.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
381st Strategic Missile Wing
Location of Service
Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado; McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as Vice Commander of the 381st Strategic Missile Wing while stationed in Kansas until his retirement in 1970.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Television broadcast
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [12 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [26 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Nina Talbot
Interviewer:
Rachel Bernstein
Contributor:
Nina Talbot
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Weeksville Heritage Center
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92393
Subjects:
Newsum, Fitzroy
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Fitzroy Newsum Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92393), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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