Born in New York in 1922, Richard Bailey worked as a toolmaker’s apprentice for General Electric before enlisting in the Army Air Corps. He served as a B-26 pilot during World War II, leading crews of six on pre-invasion bombing missions. By the end of the war, Bailey had flown 65 missions including three on D-Day. He recorded his oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in March 2017.
Richard Bailey Interview, 2017-03-20, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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