1942 Gentry Eugene Barnes Draft Registration

Submitted by:

Nicky Tenuto

Location:

The National Archives WWII Draft Registration Cards for Illinois, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947. Records of the Selective Service System, 147. Box 79.

About:

After enlisting in the military on September 3, 1942, Gentry was accepted to the Tuskegee Army Air Field training program. He graduated and was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. on April 15, 1944. After further training in California and Michigan, Barnes was sent to the European theater.

Read his story at  PROFILE OF TUSKEGEE AIRMEN