Rex T. Barber

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Birthday
6, 1917
Birthplace
Culver, OR
Death Date
Jul 26, 2001 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1917
Birthplace
Culver, OR
Death Date
Jul 26, 2001 (84)

About

World War II fighter pilot who belonged to the squadron that shot down the plane of Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto.

Before Fame

He studied agricultural engineering at Oregon State University before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1940.

Trivia

He received a Navy Cross, two Silver Stars, a Purple Heart, and an Air Medal during his distinguished military career.

Family Life

He was born in Culver, Oregon.

Associated With

He and Tuskegee Airman, Lee Archer, were both famous fighter pilots of World War II.