Roscoe Brown

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Roscoe Brown
Dr Brown speaks at the dedication of the Tuskeege Airmen Bus Depot of MTA Regional Bus.
Born(1922-03-09)March 9, 1922
Washington, D.C.
DiedJuly 2, 2016(2016-07-02) (aged 94)
Riverdale, New York
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchArmy Air Corps
RankCaptain
Unit100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group
ConflictWorld War II

Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. (March 9, 1922 – July 2, 2016)[1][2] was one of the Tuskegee Airmen and a squadron commander of the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II. During this period, Captain Brown shot down an advanced German Me-262 jet fighter and a FW-190 fighter.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "ROSCOE C. BROWN". thehistorymakers.com. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. "Longtime NYC educator, WWII hero, Roscoe Brown dead at 94". Retrieved 2016-07-05.
  3. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. - Military Biography
  4. Roscoe Brown, Jr. Biography