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DICKSON, LAWRENCE E.

Service:United States Army Air Forces
Service Number:O-798945
Rank:Captain
Date of Death:23 December 1944
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters
Purple Heart
Units:100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, USAAF †

via Ruane 2018

Timeline

23 December 1944 †P-51 44-15144: Aircraft failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to Praha, Czechoslovakia.

External Links

American Battle Monuments Commission

References

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency [DPAA] 2018 Tuskegee Airman Accounted For From World War II (Dickson, L.). 29 November 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2018 from <http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1701199/tuskegee-airman-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-dickson-l/>.

Ruane, M.E. 2018 After 73 years, the remains of a Tuskegee airman lost over Europe may have been found. The Washington Post. 8 April 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018 from <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2018/04/08/after-73-years-the-remains-of-a-tuskegee-airman-lost-over-europe-may-have-been-found/>.

Record updated on 5 December 2018.


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