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Lee A Archer

Military

Flight leader 302nd FS 332nd FG 15th AF
169 combat missions
4 air kills
P-51C s/n 42-103831 "Ina the Macon Belle" #72
Retired has a Lt Col in 1970
Deceased 2010 and interred in Arlington National Cemetery in Sect. 6 Site 9215
https://www.redtail.org/lee-archer/

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. ...

  • 302nd Fighter Squadron

    302nd Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 302d was one of four African-American fighter squadrons to enter combat during World War II. It saw combat in the European Theater of Operations and Mediterranean Theater of Operations from 17 February 1944 – 20 February 1945.

  • 15th Air Force

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Yonkers, NY, USA 6 September 1919
Graduated Pilot Training/Commissioned Tuskegee, AL, USA 28 July 1943

Class 43-G-SE

Died Manhattan, New York, NY, USA 27 January 2010
Buried 12 February 2010

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sect. 6 Site 9215 RH

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2018 02:56:52 fugari Changes to highest rank, role, biography and awards
Sources

JCookPhoto Collection and Archives

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2016 02:52:37 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Archer_(pilot)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Archer&GSfn=Lee&GS...
http://www.tuskegee.edu/about_us/legacy_of_fame/tuskegee_airmen/tuskegee...

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