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Richard Candelaria

Voces Oral History Project2009-05-07

Voces Oral History Project, University of Texas at Austin

Voces Oral History Project, University of Texas at Austin

2nd Lt. Richard Candelaria on Dec. 5, 1944, at the Royal Air Force base in Wattisham, England. Wattisham was the home base of the 479th Fighter Group and the 435th Fighter Squadron. Candelaria earned the title of a "Fighter Ace" for shooting down six enemy planes during World War II. Candelaria grew up in Southern California.

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  • Title: Richard Candelaria
  • Creator: Voces Oral History Project
  • Date Created: 2009-05-07

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