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Robert Lewis Brown

Second Lieutenant, Army

Born: August 2, 1921
Hometown: Arlington County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 15, 1944
Died In: near Zaj-acer, Yugoslavia
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Served with the 758th Bomb Squadron, 459th Bomb Group. Bombadier on B24G 42-78323, plane made bombing run to Polesti, Romania when it was hit by flax and wing sheared off. Plane immediately went into a spin over Bor, Yugoslvia. Killed when plane struck the ground.

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