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Thomas Ranson Opie

Captain, Army

Born: April 9, 1920
Hometown: Staunton, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 10, 1944

CPT Opie served with the 234th Combat Crew Training Squadron and was the pilot of B29 #42-93832. He was a 1936 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and 1940 graduate of Virginia Military Institute. At VMI, he played football, wrestled, and was Sports Editor of the Bomb yearbook.

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