Richard Kuehl - Village at Valley View
Richard Kuehl - Fighter Pilot
Interviewer: Richard what branch of the military were you in?
Richard: I was in the fighter pilot.
Interviewer: what kind of plane did you fly?
Richard: A six engine.
Interviewer: A six engine?
Richard: A fighter pilot and it was good. When I come home I stayed in the fighter pilots because Utah had a foreign theme with their pilots. It didn’t work very well there. So I went over there for a long time.
Interviewer: Did you? How long were you there?
Richard: I was there about two and a half years because I had to join the various parts of it.
Richard Kuehl - During World War II
Interviewer: And you were in World War II?
Richard: Oh, sure
Interviewer: Oh yeah?
Richard: Yeah, I was based in England and I flew over Germany every day until we whipped them.
Interviewer: So you were in the Air Force then, right?
Richard: Yeah, I was in the Air Force there and then when I came back I was in the Air Force in Utah.
Richard Kuehl - In Belgium
Interviewer: So you, you went to Belgium too didn’t you?
Richard: Yeah I worked for the company.
Interviewer: So you worked in Belgium then?
Richard: I worked with Belgium for six years before all this happened before the war started.
Interviewer: Oh, you worked before the war started!
Interviewer: What kind of work did you do in Belgium?
Richard: I was assigned an appointment that mixed with the Belgium infantry and we would maneuver all the time.
Transcription and Audio Edit by Ileana Chavez.