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Jesse Dowell - World War II

Jesse Dowell served in the United States Navy Air Corps during World War II. He trained at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas for a potential invasion of the Japanese mainland. However, the dropping of the atomic bombs meant the invasion that Dowell was supposed to be part of was cancelled.

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Jesse Dowell with his wife Dottie by an exhibit of a World War II PBM bomber.

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Jesse Dowell being interviewed by H.F. Williamson for the WILL AM-FM-TV Central Illinois World War II Stories project.

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Urbana, Illinois

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2008

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