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Reuben E. Corbin, Jr.
Reuben E. Corbin, Jr.
TitleReuben E. Corbin, Jr.
DescriptionPortrait of Reubeen E. Corbin, Jr., a 1st Lt. with the U. S. Amy Air Corps. Corbin was born in Thatcher, Colorado on April 13, 1921, and moved to Kansas City in 1928. He enlisted in September 1942, and, after earning his wings, was stationed in northern France at Cambrai. He was killed in a mid air collision on February 25, 1945. He was awarded the Air Medal, three Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple Heart.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3 x 4 4/16 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 11
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Corbin, Reuben E., Jr.
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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