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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
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
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The Veteran flew 22 combat missions during World War II.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
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
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/2001/001/2220
Subjects:
Willis Jr., Corbin B.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoners of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Corbin B. Willis, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/2220), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   5/8/2013

 

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