Clyde A Brooks

Military

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Units served with

Ground personnel of the 97th Bomb Group reservice a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9023) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle", following the raid on Rouen. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 18 Aug 1942.' [stamp], 'Air=SER (Boeing).' [written annotation] and '216112.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'U.S FLYING FORTRESSES RAID ROUEN IN DAYLIGHT. Associated Press Photo Shows: No sooner had one of the huge Fortresses landed after the raid than ground crew im
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Haskins, Ohio 11 December 1913

Buried/ Commemorated

Union Hill Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ohio

Revisions

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Sources

97th Bomb Group Association, Inc., Roster - June 1, 2000; son / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia