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Gordon P. Brown Collection

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Gordon P. Brown Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gordon P. Brown
State of Birth:
KY
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
4th Air Depot Group; 450th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force
Location of Service
Alaska; Italy; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Rome-Arno, Air Offensive Europe
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran bailed out over Yugoslavia and was held briefly as a POW until rescued by Partisans. He served as a flight engineer and top turret gunner.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80024
Subjects:
Brown, Gordon P.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Gordon P. Brown Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80024), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-06-26
 

 

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