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Chandler, George T.



  • Existence: 1921-2010

George T. Chandler was born on February 1, 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. He joined the United States Army Air Forces in 1941 and graduated from flight training the following year. Deployed to the South Pacific in 1943, Chandler flew with the 339th Fighter Squadron of the 347th Fighter Group, flying missions in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. After his combat tour, Chandler returned to the United States to serve as a tactical instructor. He left the military in 1946 to pursue a career in the banking industry. Chandler passed away in 2010.

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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