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William W. Jacoby
William W. Jacoby
TitleWilliam W. Jacoby
DescriptionPortrait of William W. Jacoby, World War II pilot. He was born on October 19, 1919 at Trail, British Columbia, Canada. He moved to Kansas City in 1922 and graduated from Paseo High School, working at the Sunflower Ordinance Plant before enlisting. He received his wings in May 1944 at Lubbock Field, Texas. He was a pilot on a P-47 Thunderbird and was reported missing March 18, 1945 with his death confirmed May 24, 1945. He is buried in a United States Military Cemetery near Liege, Belgium.
Datecirca 1944
Item TypePhotograph, b&w, 3.35 x 4.75 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p.77
SubjectWorld War II
Air pilots
Military air pilots
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Jacoby, William W.
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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