Strait, Donald J., Flying Ace


Document Type

Image Collection

Physical Description

1 photograph(s): b & w; 8" x 10"

2 manuscript(s)

Biographical Sketch

Major General Donald J. Strait was trained by Embry-Riddle in 1942 at Union City, Tennessee and went on to become the leading flying ace of the 356th Fighter Group in Europe with 122 missions in P-47 and P-51's.

Scope and Content

File consists of a photograph of Major General Donald J. Strait, a biography, and an account of his combat experiences during World War II. General Strait was trained by Embry-Riddle in 1942.


Digital transcripts of manuscripts available online.