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William R. Blaikie

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William R. Blaikie Years Served: 1942-1953
Branch: Marine Corps
Wars: WWII, Korea
Unit: Air Wing
Service Locations: United States + Pacific Theater
Highest Rank: Major (fighter pilot)
Age Entered: 26
Age at Interview: 89 (2005)
Place of Birth: Oak Park, Ill.
Interviewer:

Sandra Arnold

Audio Files Audio Clips

Farmers plowed fields to make landing strips
Fighting in the sky
Keeping an eye out on the home front
Learning to fly
The Corsair’s capabilities

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