Harry Dobbs Kilgore

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Brown County, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A TECHNICAL SERGEANT. ENLISTED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY AIR CORPS FOLLOWING THE BOMBING OF PEARL HARBOR. FLEW IN B17 SQUADRON ACCOMPLISHING NUMEROUS BOMBING SORTIES FROM ENGLAND OVER GERMANY BEFORE HIS PLANE WAS SHOT DOWN. SERVED AS A GERMAN PRISONER OF WAR FOR EIGHT MONTHS.