- 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).
- War or Conflict:
- World War, 1939-1945
- Dates of Service:
- Entrance into Service:
- Branch of Service:
- Army Air Forces/Corps
- Location of Service:
- Shreveport, Louisiana; Dyersburg, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida
- Highest Rank:
- First Lieutenant
- Prisoner of War:
- Service History Note:
- Special duties/highlights/achievements include: "Flight instructor for single engine fighters."
- Type of Resource:
- Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of audio recording
- Computer File: CD [1 item] --Electronic file of interview transcript
- Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Institute of Historical Survey Foundation
- Collection #:
- 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