Brooks Jr, Benjamin L., MAJ

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Dental Corps
Last Primary MOS
3171-Oral Surgeon
Last MOS Group
Dental Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1948-1963, US Air Force
Service Years
1940 - 1949

Dental Corps

Major


One Service Stripe



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1910
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Lynchburg, VA
Last Address
Lynchburg, Virginia

Date of Passing
Apr 01, 1985
 
Location of Interment
Fort Hill Memorial Park - Lynchburg, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


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WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Start Year
1945
End Year
1945

Description
(Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945) Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced across Germany and into Austria and Czechoslovakia. On 25 April, the day American and Russian forces met on the Elbe, strategic bombing operations came to an end. Germany surrendered on 7 May 1945 and operations officially came to an end the following day, although sporadic actions continued on the European front until 11 May.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Oct 21, 2008
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/A Battery

HHC, 899th Tank Battalion

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  676 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adams, Lucian (MOH), S/Sgt, (1943-1945)
  • Allworth, Edward A., 2LT, (1941-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963)
  • Belan, Elmer, T/5, (1943-1948)
  • Black, Eric Major, 1LT, (1941-1945)
  • Blalock, Dennis Ferrell, COL, (1941-1970)
  • Bolio, Robert, Cpl, (1943-1945)
  • Bolling, Alexander Russell, MG, (1939-1973)
  • Burford, Chris
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