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HILL, JAMES A. Papers. 1944

.17 cu ft

Call No. 168.7129

IRIS No. 1034102

(1923 - 2010). General. USAF, 1943-1980. Born 22 October 1923, Lancaster, OH. Air War College, 1961. Aviation Cadet, 1943-1944; commissioned Second Lieutenant, February 1944. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1944-1968; Commander, 60th Military Airlift Wing, 1968-1970; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, HQ Military Airlift Command, 1970-1971; successively Assistant Deputy and Deputy Chief of Staff, Programs and Resources, HQ USAF, 1971-1974; Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Air Forces, 1977-1978; Vice Chief of Staff, HQ USAF, 1978-1980. Retired February 1980. Died 1 October 2010.

Personal papers relating to Hill's Air Force career. Includes flight plans and records of Hill's aircraft while a member of the 389th Bomb Group, August-December 1944.

Related material located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interviews with transcripts (1980, 1982).