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1LT Gene Cole Browne
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1924
Death: Feb. 22, 2002

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1st Lieutenant
P51C Fighter Pilot
332nd Fighter Group
Tuskegee Airmen
US Army Air Corps
World War II

Prisoner of War - Germany

Purple Heart

Received the Purple Heart after he was shot down July 18, 1944, while escorting B-17 Flying Fortresses on a raid against an airfield at Memmingen, Germany. Crash-landed and was a prisoner for 13 months.

 
 
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 Children:
  Carrol Browne (1958 - 1958)*
  Carl Browne (1959 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
US ARMY
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section: 2B , Site: 627
 
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Record added: Jul 03, 2011
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1LT Gene Cole Browne
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1LT Gene Cole Browne
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 Added: May. 28, 2016
The history of this Fighter Gunnery Competition is told in “The Last Hurrah” by Harry T. Stewart, Jr. who was one of the pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group participating in the competition. After the 332nd Fighter Group won the competition...the Record and...(Read more)
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