Bouchard, Wallace Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Bouchard, Wallace Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2015

Contributor

Moore, Deb (Interviewer)

Description

Wallace Bouchard was born on July 1, 1927 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He enlisted in the Army Air Force Reserve in 1944, but was ejected from that in spring 1945 due to the Second World War ending. Shortly after his eighteenth birthday on July 1, 1945 he received his draft notice and reported to Fort Sheridan, Illinois in mid-August 1945. He went to Keesler Field, Mississippi for basic training and stayed there for Aircraft & Engine Mechanic Training. He was sent up to Chanute Field, Illinois for Specialist Training with the P-47 Thunderbolt then was assigned to Biggs Army Airfield, Texas. While in Texas he was assigned to Headquarters Squadron of the 9th Air Force and worked on the squadron's C-47 as well as the 9th Air Force's P-51s. In November 1946 he was discharged from the Army.

Date

2015-07-28

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_BouchardW1869V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Citation

Bouchard, Wallace Joseph, “Bouchard, Wallace Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed March 4, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41007.
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