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John R. Alison Collection

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John R. Alison Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
John R. Alison
State of Birth:
FL
Home State:
DC
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1936-1972
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
Assistant Military Attache, England; 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, China Air Task Force, 10th Air Force; 14th Air Force; 1st Air Commando Group; 3rd Air Commando Group; Air Force Reserve
Location of Service:
Kelly Field, Texas; England; Soviet Union; Burma; Philippines; China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Pacific Theater; Iran; Iraq; Japan; New Guinea
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Thursday
Highest Rank:
Major General
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran also served in the 5th Air Force, 4th Air Force, and as an attaché to various Air Force divisions

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Computer File: CD [1 item] --Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [1 item]
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [1 item] --Typewritten document
Video: Betacam SP [5 items] --Digitized Copy
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: 10" Audio Reel [4 items] --Oral history interview
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Edwin Perry
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/7422
Subjects:
Alison, John R.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
John R. Alison Collection
(AFC/2001/001/7422), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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