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Corbin B. Willis, Jr. Collection

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Corbin B. Willis, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Corbin B. Willis, Jr.
State of Birth:
CO
Home State:
OR
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1961
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group
Location of Service
Sudbury, England; Germany; Japan; Canada
Highest Rank
Major
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The Veteran flew 22 combat missions during World War II.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1961
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force
Location of Service
Korea
Highest Rank
Major
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran flew 57 combat missions in Korea.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] --
Manuscript: Memoirs [2 items] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] --
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [7 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Audio: DAT [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Corbin Willis
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/02220
Subjects:
Willis Jr., Corbin B.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Corbin B. Willis, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/02220), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2013-05-08
 

 

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