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Interview with Jack Pitts – ca. 2004

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2004-02-23
Title: Interview with Jack Pitts – ca. 2004.
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Name(s): Pitts, Jack (Interviewee), creator
Miller, Christopher (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2004-02-23
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 56p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 76800 (digitool), FADT76800 (IID), fau:13186 (fedora)
Note(s): Mr. Jack Pitts recounts experiences of his childhood and his service in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a bomber pilot and test pilot. Mr. Pitts also served as a B-17 pilot in England and North Africa during the war. He engaged in fifty six official missions. As a test pilot, he served at the air base in Boca Raton, Florida. He currently lives in Delray Beach, where he operates a car rental service and is actively involved in the community.
Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945
United States Army Air Corps
Pilot
B 17 bomber
Boca Raton (Fla.)
Delray Beach (Fla.)
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/76800
Owner Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Jack Pitts – ca. 2004.
Name(s): Pitts, Jack (Interviewee), creator
Miller, Christopher (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2004-02-23
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 56p. : 01:29:06
Language(s): English
Identifier: 76800 (digitool), FADT76800p (IID)
Note(s): Mr. Jack Pitts recounts experiences of his childhood and his service in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a bomber pilot and test pilot. Mr. Pitts also served as a B-17 pilot in England and North Africa during the war. He engaged in fifty six official missions. As a test pilot, he served at the air base in Boca Raton, Florida. He currently lives in Delray Beach, where he operates a car rental service and is actively involved in the community.
Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945
United States Army Air Corps
Pilot
B 17 bomber
Boca Raton (Fla.)
Delray Beach (Fla.)
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT76800
Owner Institution: FAU