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Folder 19 (Cassette tape - Robert Smith interviewed by Louis R. Diaz)

Identifier: MS 001


  • 1984

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The collection is open to researchers, except for files marked as restricted as requested by Dr. Cecil B. Currey. The Special Collections librarians reserve the right to deny access to these particular files.

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From the Series: 2.92 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

World War II - United States Army Air Corp, volunteered in 1940. Trained at Chinnock Field, IL. Flew the B-17 and the B-24. Squadron Commander, Lt. Col. with Scott's Raiders out of Australia. Attacked Jap. shipping S. Pacific Area; bombed Japan from Iwo Jima; Shootdown; Manhattan Project. Awarded the Flying Cross and both the Bronze and Silver Star.


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Part of the Fort Hays State University Special Collections Repository

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Hays KS 67601 United States