Dowling, Jr., John

  • College/Year: AG '42
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Dowling, John Jr. (May 17, 1997)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): European
  • Army Air Force Group: 801st/492nd Bomb Group
  • US Eighth Air Force: Military Occupation: Radar Mechanic
  • US Eighth Air Force: Final Rank: Technical Sergeant


Prof. Dowling flew missions in a B-24 for the OSS during World War II, dropping supplies and agents into Nazi-occupied Europe.