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Roy Benson

Military

Prisoner of War (POW)

Service

Units served with

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 380th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 11 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2016 10:04:50 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 4752

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4752 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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