John DeCamp Collection

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

John DeCamp (1917-2003) was born in Springfield, Illinois. DeCamp was a bomber pilot who served with the 90th Bomb Group, the Jolly Roger Squadron, in the South Pacific during World War II. He received the Air Medal, several Bronze Star citations, and he led the 5th Air Force from the Philippines in bombing Hong Kong. DeCamp graduated from the University of Southern California and was the manager of Labor Relations for Caterpillar, Inc. He was a member of the 90th Bomb Group Association.