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Birth:
29 Jun 1921 1
Death:
20 Oct 2001 1
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Full Name:
Franklin L Darrell 1
Birth:
29 Jun 1921 1
Death:
20 Oct 2001 1
Residence:
Last Residence: Bellevue, NE 1
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Employment:
Employer: US Army Air Corp, 2
Position: Lt Bombardier, B-25 Mitchell 2
Place: Italy 2
Start Date: 1944 2
End Date: 1945 2
Employment:
Position: Lt Col Franklin L. Darrell, Jr. 3
Social Security:
Card Issued: Unknown Code (PE) 1
Social Security Number: ***-**-6530 1

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Franklin L Darrel ( NOT Darrell) 321st Bomb Group

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Lt Franklin Darrel was a Lt. Bombardier in a B 25 Mitchell in the MTO, the 321st Bomb Group, 447thBomb Squadron, Corsica.  He was shot down, 6 Feb. 1945, His Capt and Co-Pilot both stayed with the ship (B 25 Mitchell) until all the men got our safely.

  Capt Franklin Darrel (Not Darrell) was POW

World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946
Name: Franklin L J Darrell
Race: White
Report Date: 6 Feb 1945
Latest Report Date: 16 Jun 1945
Grade: First Lieutenant
Grade Notes: First Lieutenant
Service Branch: Army
Arm or Service: Air Corps
Arm or Service Code: Air Corps
Organization Type: Medium Bomber
PARENT UNIT NUMBER 0321  0321
Parent Unit Type: Group/Regiment/Commands/System
Area Served: North African Theatre: Italy
Detaining Country: Germany
Camp: 033  Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria
(Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11  
Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated

Lt Col Franklin Darrel lived to be over 80 !

Info entered by Barbi Ennis Connolly, 321stBG Historian, 57th BW.

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