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1LT Glenn Ulrich Brooks Jr.

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1LT Glenn Ulrich Brooks Jr.

Birth
Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death
22 Mar 1943 (aged 23)
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
MF, 0, 46-1
Military
1LT, US ARMY
Memorial ID
415038 View Source

Brooks transferred to UNC-CH from the University of Florida and was enrolled at UNC in 1939-41. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

He received his pilot's wings and his commission in early 1942 and went to the 8th Air Force in England in July 1942.

Brooks was flying a B-17 on a raid on Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on March 22, 1943, when the plane was attacked by German fighters. The plane was last seen, surrounded by German fighters, heading toward the Dutch border. No trace of the crew or plane was ever found.

Sources:
GAA Alumni Records;
www.abmc.gov

Brooks transferred to UNC-CH from the University of Florida and was enrolled at UNC in 1939-41. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

He received his pilot's wings and his commission in early 1942 and went to the 8th Air Force in England in July 1942.

Brooks was flying a B-17 on a raid on Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on March 22, 1943, when the plane was attacked by German fighters. The plane was last seen, surrounded by German fighters, heading toward the Dutch border. No trace of the crew or plane was ever found.

Sources:
GAA Alumni Records;
www.abmc.gov


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