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Charles S. Jones, Jr.: Abstract | Full Story | Images and Artifacts

Charles S. Jones, Jr.

Charles S. Jones, Jr. is humble when he tells me his World War II stories. “You don’t have to be known for something outstanding”, he says, “You just have to be known”. “If this is the case, Mr. Jones is certainly successful, and his story is truly remarkable. Twenty-four year old Jones joined the Army Air Corp in 1941 after graduating from the University of Kentucky, where he played basketball. He had always dreamed of being a pilot or dreamed of flying and he was going to learn. He was stationed in Long Beach, CA. The Army Air Corp was the predecessor of the US Air Force today. The Air Force was established in 1947. Jones’ first days after flight school were missions ferrying aircraft (B-24’s) from San Diego to Detroit, where they would ultimately be reassigned to Britain as part of the U.S. offer to support our British allies by loaning military equipment to aid their war effort.

 

Charles S. Jones, Jr.: Abstract | Full Story | Images and Artifacts

 

 

 


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