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Philip R. Adair Collection

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Philip R. Adair Collection

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Name:
Philip R. Adair
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1971
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
89th Fighter Squadron, 80th Fighter Group, 10th Air Force
Location of Service
Luke Field, Arizona; Mitchell Field, New York; China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran had a 30 year career in the Air Force and retired as a full Colonel. He enlisted in 12/1941, and graduated as a Second Lieutenant from pilot school at Luke Field Arizona in 1942. Adair then graduated from P-47 flight training at Mitchell Field, New York in 9/1942. He served in CBI with the 89th Squadron, 80th Fighter Group from 1943 to 1944.

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Type of Resource:
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript material
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] --
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [3 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Rudolph Guam
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/04377
Subjects:
Adair, Philip R.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Philip R. Adair Collection
(AFC/2001/001/04377), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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