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Robert B. McCollum Collection

Robert B. McCollum Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Robert B. McCollum
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
WA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
Squadron D, 556th Army Air Force Base Unit (AAFBU), Air Transport Command (ATC)
Location of Service:
Sheppard Field, Texas; Jefferson Barracks, Missouri; Assam, India; China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater; Africa; Sicily, Italy; Yemen
Highest Rank:
Corporal
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as a crew chief in the Air Transport Command (ATC) in Assam, India. He also performed in a variety show called "Hump Happy" that toured India, Africa, Sicily, and Yemen.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] --Electronic file of interview transcript
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Reference copy
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item]
Manuscript: Clippings [3 items] --Typewritten document
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] --Photograph
Interviewer:
Pam Clise
Contributor:
Pam Clise
Transcriber:
Susan D. Wasilewski
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/1795
Subjects:
McCollum, Robert B.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert B. McCollum Collection
(AFC/2001/001/1795), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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