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George Spencer Roberts

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 332nd Fighter Group

    332nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The United States entered World War II with a military that was segregated by race and remained segregated until 1948. War Department planners generally placed White and African-American Army personnel in separate units during World War II. ...

  • 99th Fighter Squadron

    99th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 99th was originally formed as the Army Air Force's first African American fighter squadron, then known the 99th Pursuit Squadron. The personnel received their initial flight training at Tuskegee, Alabama earning them the nickname Tuskegee Airmen....

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born London, WV 25103, USA 24 September 1918
Lived in Fairmont, WV 26554, USA 1934
Graduated Morgantown, WV, USA May 1938

West Virginia University
(then West Virginia State Coll.)
Bachelor of Mechanical Arts

Graduated Pilot Training/Commissioned Tuskegee, AL, USA 7 March 1942
Retired from the USAF McClellan AFB, CA, USA 1968

Retired with the rank of Colonel

Died Sacramento, CA, USA 8 March 1984
Buried 12 March 1984

Mount Vernon Memorial Park
Fair Oaks
Sacramento County
California, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2016 05:37:25 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/102
http://con-forma.blogspot.com/2012/01/red-tail-leaders-332nd-fighter-gro...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSvcid=687465&GRid=1123...

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