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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Caption: 351st Bombardment Group Captain Benton F. Love, Jr.
Additional Description: a native of Texas, volunteered for service in the Army Air
Corps in November 1942. He served with the 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook airbase in Northhamptonshire, England. At age 19, Ben flew as one of a few elite
lead navigators being responsible for leading the entire bomb group to the target of the day. He completed 25 combat missions over an eight month period of combat duty
Submitted: April 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p238974
File Size: 1.103 Megabytes
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