TITLE

A Lieutenant in the Korean Conflict

AUTHOR(S)
De Armond, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Air Power History;Winter2010, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the life and military career of U.S. Colonel Joseph Emory Anderson, Jr., focusing on his exploits as a fighter pilot for the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. The author documents Anderson's experiences as a cadet at West Point, along with his flight training at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. He describes a bombing mission Anderson participated in which ended in the crashing of his F-80 plane on the runway of a friendly base in South Korea, along with an aerial raid on the Sui-ho Dam in North Korea. The author describes the process he took to make sure Anderson was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for valor in combat.
ACCESSION #
56566752

 

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