Richard L. Snow
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps
Total Years Served: 4 years 7 months
Served from: (year to year) December 1941 to June 1946
Places Served: Australia, Japan, Iran, Iraq, Persia, India, Turkey, Greece, Italy
Job or Specialty: Piloted the C54, PT19, AT6, B24-C87 and several others.
Fondest memory while serving: “I was delivering a new P-51 from California to Niagra Falls. Due to bad weather, we had to land in Little Rock, Ark. We stayed overnight at the Lafayette Hotel, and while eating dinner, (I) was introduced to a young lady who is now my wife of 68 years.”
Quote: Many Pilots during WWII followed the meaning: “One Day at a Time”
Every month the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 in Naperville chooses a Veteran of the Month for The Naperville Sun.