Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Townsend Griffiss, forgotten hero of World War II

It's 70 years this week since the first US air force officer was killed in Europe, following America's entry into World War II. By heading the list of 30,000 USAAF men to lose their lives in the European theatre, Lt Col Townsend Griffiss became a footnote in the history of the war. But who was he and how did he die?  BBC  Link

1 comment:

Luckyjoe said...

Thanks for posting this. He sounds like a real life version of a W.E.B. Griffon WWII novel character. Friendly fire.