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Joe Thompson, Jr. Collection

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Joe Thompson, Jr. Collection

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Name:
Joe Thompson, Jr.
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
TN
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
67th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 9th Air Force; 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
Location of Service
England; Normandy, France; Belgium; Rhine Valley; Kassel, Germany; Central Germany
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran served as a reconnaissance pilot. Thompson joined the British Royal Air Force early in the war to gain experience and training.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [18 items] -- Photograph
Contributor:
Linda Barnickel
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Nashville Room, Nashville Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/09437
Subjects:
Thompson Jr., Joe
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Joe Thompson, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/09437), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-24
 

 

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