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1947

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Austin Rodney Keith. 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces. Aircraft Commander (1st Pilot) B-29 Superfortress, 21st Bomber Command, 20th Air Force.

13 April 1919 - 25 February 1945.

A good fighter, graduate of Luke Field, he bombed Truk, Hamamatsu, and Tokyo. From Tokyo he has not returned. Bangor High School, 1937. Captain Company A. University of Maine, class of 1942. Finished Soldier, accomplished actor, and prize-winning dramatist. His war play, "Prelude to Courage", was widely performed. Purple Heart.

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World War II, Bangor Maine, Killed in action, Veterans

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