George A. Campbell, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Pine Bluff, AR

HONORED BY
Mrs. George Campbell

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

FLEW 18 1/2 MISSIONS. SHOT DOWN COMING BACK FROM MISSION OVER MUNICH. BELGIAN UNDERGROUND HID HIM FOR SEVERAL WEEKS BUT WAS CAUGHT BY GESTAPO, THROWN IN A POLITICAL PRISON, TORTURED AND BEATEN TRYING TO GET HIM TO TELL NAMES OF THOSE WHO HELPED HIM. THEY COULD NOT BREAK HIM AND FINALLY TURNED HIM OVER TO THE LUFTWAFFE AND PUT IN A PRISONER OF WAR CAMP FOR 11 MONTHS.