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Crosby, John T.


John T. Crosby was born on July 30, 1920 in Eureka, California. He joined the United States Navy in 1942 and was commissioned the following year. He served two tours of duty in the Pacific Theater, one with Fighting Squadron 18 (VF-18) on the USS Bunker Hill and one with Fighting Squadron 17 (VF-17) stationed aboard the USS Hornet. Crosby remained in the Navy Reserves after World War II and retired as a commander in 1969.

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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