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Daniel, William A. "Bill", 1913-1998



  • Existence: 1913 June 27 -1998 May

Biographical Note: William A. Daniel

William A. Daniel was born on June 27, 1913 in Memphis, Tennessee. He joined the United Army Air Corps in 1936 and graduated from flight training the following year. Initially assigned to the 12th Observation Squadron as a reconnaissance pilot, Daniel joined the 31st Fighter Group when he was deployed to Italy in 1944. He served as Group Commander from December 1944 to October 1945, flying with the 307th, 308th, and 309th Fighter Squadrons. He remained in the military after the war and retired as a colonel in 1966. Daniel passed away in May of 1998.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

American Fighter Aces Association Oral Interviews

Identifier: 2002-02-13-OralHist
Abstract Collection of approximately one hundred twenty (120) oral histories of Fighter Aces and several non-aces, including relatives of aces, other military pilots, and military historians.

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