American Ex-Prisoners of War
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Established April 14, 1942



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Farnsley, Frank T
Frank Farnsley Baton Rouge National Convention 1998
Frank Farnsley's World War II Memoir
 
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Frank Farnsley was a member of the the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a T/Sgt. and flew on 38 missions.s before his bomber chrashed over Hungry on June 26, 1944. He was put in solitary confinement for 19 days after his capture. And he was also put on a forced march for 87 days during which he contracted a fungus and frostbite that plagued him for the rest of his life. He is the author of Prisoner of War Der Luftwaffe, an account of his experiences as a POW during World War II. (Available through Amazon.
Message to Future Generations:
It was worth it. Only young men can fight wars.
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