Powell, Merton E (Interview outline), 2016

Merton Powell was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1924. He grew up in Topeka and enlisted in the Navy in 1943. He received basic training in Chadron, Nebraska then went to Iowa for College Training before going to California for Flight Training. He was accepted into the Naval Aviation Program and was able receive flight training in the N2S Stearman. After the Second World War ended in September 1945 he was discharged from active duty. He remained in the Naval Reserve until 1947. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1949 and served briefly with them.
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Veterans History Project (U.S.)
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Oral history, Veterans History Project (U.S.), United States--History, Military, Veterans, Video recordings, World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American, United States. Navy, and United States. Air Force
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