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Biography
Richard Green - 1998
Richard Green, Baton Rouge Convention 1998
Last Name: 
GREEN
First Name Middle Initial:
RICHARD H
Nick Name:
'DICK'
Street:  814 WASHINGTON RD City & State: WESTMINSTER, MD E-Mail:  BARBB@CCPL.CARR.ORG
Zip: 21157 Phone:  (410) 848-9423 Spouse:
Conflict: WWII Service Branch: Army Air Corp Unit: 9TH AF 386 BG, 552 SQUAD
Theater: Where Captured: Germany Date Captured: 3/5/44
Camps Held In: Stalag Luft 4,6,11,12 How Long Interned: 429 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 5/8/45 Age at Capture: 19
Medals Received: DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS,  PURPLE HEART MEDAL, AIR MEDAL with four clusters, ETO Campaign, good conduct, Presidential Unit citation, POW Medal, American Campaign,
Military Job: Staff Sergeant Company: Middleburg Community Store, Lees Motel Inc.
Occupation after War:  Owned/operated a community grocery Store and Motel business

 

Bio:

He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 386th Bombing Group. Shot down on his 33rd mission over Germany on March 5, 1944. Held as a wounded prisoner of war until liberated in May 1945. Survived by 2 daughters, 7 grandchildren and one great grandson. Will be sadly missed by his family.

 

Message to Future Generations:

"Freedom IS Not Free Nor Is It Cheap, Protect It Forever At All Cost. It Is Worth The Supreme Price." said Dick at AX-POW Baton Rouge Convention 1998

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