Killed in action on 23 September 1944, after his aircraft C-47 Skytrain 42-101007 nicknamed "Buzz Job Mike" was hit by flak over Nijmegen on a glider towing mission.
On 23 September 1944, hit by flak on a glider-towing mission over Nijmegen. Eyewitnesses reported after being hit, the aircraft went into a steep vertical climb and cut their glider loose, before the crew lost control of the aircraft which crashed. Two...
Military site : airfield
Langar was built in the latter half of 1942 in the parish of Harby, which is the name locals used to refer to the base. It was built to a standard Class A specification, with 6,000 foot and 4,200 foot runways, hardstandings for aircraft (originally 36,...
|Born||Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee||7 July 1922|
|Killed in action||23 July 1944|
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