R. C. McCrary WWII Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes service documents, personal papers, and a diary in which McCrary kept details of bombing missions in Europe which he took part in from May to September, 1944. There are also aerial photographs from bombing raids into Germany.
- McCrary, Robert C., 1914- (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
Robert C. McCrary, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake McCrary, was born on November 13, 1914, in Cushing, Texas. He entered the Air Force on November 17, 1941, and earned his wings several months later at Tyndall Field, Florida. McCrary received several decorations during his campaigns throughout World War II, including the American Defense ribbon, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Distinguished Unit Badge. McCrary was promoted to Staff Sergeant early in his military career.
("R. C. McCrary WWII Collection." East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).
0.50 Cubic Feet
This collection is described in 17 folders and housed in one clamshell box.
- Guide to the R. C. McCrary World War II Collection
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