Pages from POW journal of Tuskegee Airman Harold Brown

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During the time that Col. Harold Brown was a POW, he kept a journal of his experiences. The first page indicates that he bailed out of his airplane, a P-51C, over the Alps on March 14, 1945. He was interned for a short time at a camp near Nuremberg. He and literally thousands of other POWs then began a forced march to Moosburg, as the Allied Forces drew ever closer. They arrived at Moosburg around April 18. The journal indicates cities they walked through and when they received Red Cross packages. The other three pages indicate the foods that Brown dreamt of eating when he got home. Hunger was the one constant in the minds of the men as they made the nearly two-week trek to Moosburg.

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