Wesley Vance Williams,

World War II Fighter Pilot and Flight Instructor

     Wesley Vance Williams, the eldest son of James and Lily Williams,  joined the Air Corps during WWII.  As a pilot, Wes trained other pilots to fly, strafe targets and occasionally to drop bombs. At times he flew bomber escort for B-29's. Toward the end of the war, his squadron was to be sent into combat in the Pacific theatre but the surrender of Japan (due to the dropping of the Atom bombs) prevented that from happening. 

 

 

 

 

John Ziegler was a buddy of Wesley Vance Williams.  I have included this picture since uncle Wes had the photo in his collection.

 

James O. Williams' Farm

Early Descendants of John Williams of Hanover Co., Virginia

 

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