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Oral history interview of Rudolph Valentine Archer

In this interview, Val Archer describes his experiences in the Army Air Corps at the close of World War II. He recalls the prejudice he and other black men experienced as the Air Force was desegregated by President Truman. He also describes the origins of the organization known today as the Tuskegee Airmen, and his life and education after his r... GuamJapanKoreaMarshall IslandsEnewetak AtollKwajalein AtollUnited StatesCaliforniaCity and County of San FranciscoSan FranciscoSanta Barbara CountyVandenberg Air Force BaseFloridaEscambia CountyPensacolaHillsborough CountyMacDill Air Force BaseOkaloosa CountyEglin Air Force BaseGeorgiaFulton CountyAtlantaFort McPhersonIllinoisCook CountyChicagoIndianaJackson CountyFreeman FieldMichiganWayne CountyDetroitNew YorkOnondaga CountySyracuseOhioFranklin CountyLockbourne Air Force BaseTexasWichita CountyWichita FallsWisconsinMilwaukee CountyGeneral Mitchell International AirportU.S. Outlying IslandsWake Island
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