Title: William W. Jacoby

Description: Portrait 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.

Date: circa 1944

Item Type: Photograph, b&w, 3.35 x 4.75 in.

Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095

Location: SC68, p.77

Subject: World War II; Air pilots; Military air pilots; War; Soldiers;

Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City; Jacoby, William W.;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010642

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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