Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

Max Whitaker Collection

{ }
Max Whitaker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Max Whitaker
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
SC
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1946
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
4th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Air Commando Group, 5th Air Force
Location of Service:
Arkadelphia, Arkansas; San Antonio and Eagle Pass, Texas; Chickasha, Oklahoma; Winfield, Kansas; Luzon, Philippines; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Formosa; Japan; Pacific Theater; Nadzab, New Guinea
Battles/Campaigns:
Luzon, Western Pacific, Nadzab
Highest Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran served as a gunnery instructor, a fighter pilot in P-40 and P-51 aircraft, and as a flight officer.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
William Tilt
Contributor:
Frederick Gehle
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Augusta Richmond County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/72986
Subjects:
Whitaker, Max
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Max Whitaker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/72986), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   9/20/2010

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us