The 322nd BG was assigned with the 8th AF until October 1943 anc completing 34 missions. He was shot down on his 13th mission in B-26 'Duchess of Barksdale' on 03 November 1943. He evaded until 17 December 1943. He became a Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft I.
Distinguished Unit Citation,
Units served with
The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...
||10 December 1922
||7 November 1997
||Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Pennsylvania