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1947

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Benjamin Howe, Jr. 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces - 8th Air Force.

20 October 1919 - 19 August 1943

Expert swimmer and tennis player. Reading, Massachusetts, High School, 1937. Westminster School, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1939. Entered Columbia University and enlisted, 1939. Advanced air training, Dow Field, Bangor, 1941 - 1942. Killed in action piloting his B-17 Flying Fortress over Hamburg, Germany. His son, Peter Anthony, is a native of Bangor. Purple Heart.

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Keywords

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

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