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Bennett, Francis H.


Biographical Note

Francis F. Bennett was a United States Army Air Force pilot during World War II. He was part of Class 43-J, Squadron 1 at Lemoore Army Air Field (California) and graduated from Marfa Army Air Forces Pilot School (Texas) with Class 43-I on October 10, 1943. During his World War II service, Bennett was assigned to the 305th Bombardment Group (Eighth Air Force) in England and flew Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses. He obtained the rank of Captain. No further information is known.


Biography derived from collection materials.

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Francis H. Bennett World War II Collection

Identifier: 2015-00-00-2
Contents of the Collection The Francis H. Bennett World War II Collection relates to Bennett's training and career in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, circa 1943-1945. It consists of primarily textual materials, including a graduation announcement, an Air Medal award citation, correspondence, military newsletters, printed ephemera, three pages from a scrapbook, and an original poem by Bennett. There is also a photographic portrait of Captain Francis H. Bennett in his Army Air Force uniform. Additionally,...

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