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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
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/2001/001/9437
Subjects:
Thompson Jr., Joe
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Joe Thompson, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/9437), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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