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Jesse W. Townsend Papers, 1942 October 21-1945 December

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
From the Collection:

This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II. Townsend enlisted in the Air Force in 1942 and rose to the rank of Sergeant. During his service, Townsend sustained an injury to his eye which required reassignment and additional training as a Bombsight Maintenance Technician.


  • 1942 October 21-1945 December


From the Collection:

The material in this collection is in English.

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From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA