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Robert H. Adams (pilot)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army Air Forces
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Purple HeartAir Medal

Robert Harris Adams (16 April 1920 in Pomeroy, Washington - Missing in action 2 September 1943) was an American First Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Robert Adams was born April 16, 1920 in Pomeroy, in the state of Washington. He joined the Army Reserve and qualified as a pilot after his training August 27, 1942, at Luke Field in Arizona. Assigned to the 326th Fighter Squadron / 328th Fighter Group to complete his training there, it totals 254 hours of flight training, including 211 in late November 1942. On December 1, 1942, he was assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron / 8th Fighter Group before be transferred to the 80th Fighter Squadron in February 1943. At this stage of the war, it totals 87 hours of flying war. In late September 1943, having won five victories in air combat against Japanese units, it totals 231 hours of flight war. His victories earned him the award of the DFC and three Air Medals.

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