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Robert J. Decker Collection

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Robert J. Decker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert J. Decker
 
 
 
 
Note:
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as European. He was born in Kamabai, Sierra Leone. Original collection material is retained at the Institute of Historical Survey Foundation (IHSF).
Gender:
Male
Race:
Other
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1944
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Location of Service:
Shreveport, Louisiana; Dyersburg, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Special duties/highlights/achievements include: "Flight instructor for single engine fighters."

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of audio recording
Computer File: CD [1 item] --Electronic file of interview transcript
Interviewer:
Bill Hawkins
Contributor:
Anne Morgan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Institute of Historical Survey Foundation
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/58091
Subjects:
Decker, Robert J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert J. Decker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/58091), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   7/30/2008

 

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