December 25, 1919 —
55th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force
Theater of Operation: Europe
Killed in Action: No
Capt. John Carroll was a P38 Fighter Pilot, During an air mission November 29th, 1943, his Group was attacked by a "gaggle" of ME 109s, over Belgium. He was the Lone survivor but suffered a hit and had to bail out. Upon landing wounded in the hand, was captured by a German Patrol after spotting his landing, he was taken to Leewarden, Amsterdam, Dulag Luft interrogated then sent to Stalag luft One Barth Germany, where he remained until the end of the war. Camp was Liberated by Russian Troops.
Prisoner of War: Select One
This submission is honored by: Michael Carroll