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Richard Lewis transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0119 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0119

Content Description

This collection relates to Richard Lewis who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Lewis details his missions on a B-24 Bomber and B-17 Bomber during World War II and briefly describes his service in the Korean War.


  • Event: 1942-1945
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2005-01-18

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

Born in Arkansas City, Kansas on April 2, 1922, Richard Lewis enlisted in the Army Air Corps on July 18, 1942 where he served as a pilot of both B-24 and B-17 bombers where he flew flew 35 combat missions in the European Theater. Richard Lewis returned to service during the Korean War where he flew transport missions. He passed away at the age of 94 on November 12, 2016.


1 folders (1 folder)

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Custodial History

Transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.


Richard Lewis transcript
Beatrice Dain
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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