Robinson, Robert C., Jr., 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Asheville, North Carolina
Last Address
Ramitelli Airbase, Foggia, Italy

Casualty Date
Mar 24, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 34, Site: 2824

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 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee AirmenWorld War II Fallen
  1945, Tuskegee Airmen [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, World War II Fallen

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School100th Fighter Squadron332nd Fighter Group
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 100th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1943-1944, PT-17 Kaydet
  1944-1944, BT-13 Valiant
  1944-1944, AT-6 Texan
  1944-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He died in a crash due to loss of fuel in the Udine area of northern Italy during a bomber escort mission to Berlin. It was the longest WWII mission by the 5th Air Forces and it earned the 332nd FG the DUC.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100413-023.pdf
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49303685
   
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