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John Percy Oral History Interview

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Citation

Percy, John , “John Percy Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed March 1, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/869.

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Description

This oral history interview with John Percy was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

In this interview, John Percy describes his experience as a P-47 Fighter-Bomber Pilot in the European theater of World War II, his childhood in rural Illinois, learning to fly, his career after the military as a corporate pilot for State Farm Insurance, and his involvement on the board of the Prairie Aviation Museum.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Percy, John

Date

October 6, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 01:34:03

Interviewer

Gasper, Donald D.

Interviewee

Percy, John

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

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Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Percy-John-0-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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