Robert H. Daniels, Jr.
DOB unknown – 1987
Class: 43-K-SE
Graduation date: 12/5/1943
Rank at time of graduation:
Unit: 2nd Lt.
Service # 0817582
From: Corona NY

A resident of Roosevelt, NY, Lt. Daniels was shot down in August 1944 when he and other pilots of P- 51 Mustangs of the all-black 301st Fighter Squadron attacked a German radar unit near Marseilles, France. Lt. Daniels was captured by German forces and was held as a Prisoner of War (POW) until his return to U. S. Military Control at the end of hostilities in May 1945. Lt. Daniels was a recipient of the Prisoner of War medal for his actions during World War ll.

After the war he became an Air Traffic Controller.

Read about Tuskegee Airmen POWs.

Sources:
Cradle of Aviation

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