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HISTORY:


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Douglas E SMITH

MOS 1026 Glider Pilot

Date of Birth:unknown
Date of Death: Mar 4, 1996
Last Known Hometown: S Miami, FL


The Army Air Force
Advanced Glider School
TRAINING: Dalhart Army Airfield, Dalhart, TX
Graduation date: Jan 7, 1943
Class: 43 1
Rank: FO
ASN: T120687
WWII INFORMATION:

Last Rank Known:2LT
Commissioned ASN: O997219
Unit/s: 82nd Troop Carrier Squadron (3D)
436th Troop Carrier Group


Mission/s:

Normandy

Southern France

Holland



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