Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BROOKS, BRUCE B

Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mrs. Bruce Brooks, Wife, 316 W. loth Ave., Mitchell, South Dakota. Born March 19, 1920. Enlisted January 20, 1942. Decorations: Air Medal; Oak Leaf Clusters, three; Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Attended High School, Platte, South Dakota, and two and one-half years of college at Iowa City, Iowa. Member of Methodist Church. Had completed forty-eighth mission. Died October 16, 1943, in action over Italy.

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