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Bob South

Bob South

Age: 96

Residence: Olathe

Branch: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant commander 

Job duty: DC-4 pilot

Highlight of an experience or memory from WWII: Enlisted '42; attended Wentworth Military Academy '43; went to California for Navy pre-flight, Hutchison, Kansas for basic pre-flight, Pensacola, Florida for flight training, Fort Worth, Texas, for  DC-3 training (American Airlines School) and briefly assigned to Naval Air Transport Services at the Olathe Naval Air Station; ordered to Pacific Theater and involved in many battle islands, ferrying wounded, materials, etc.