Sub-sub-fonds - Dubowsky, Robert

Recorded memoir of Robert Dubowsky Air Crew Leave 48 hour pass Photographs of Robert Dubowsky Mission list and order relating to bail-out Copy of article: 'Combat with a Hat' News cuttings relating to awards

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Dubowsky, Robert


  • 1944-1988 (Creation)

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6 files containing 16 papers, 3 photographs, 1 negatives, 1 audio recording

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Lt Col Robert 'Bob' Dubowsky was born in Mineola, New York on 19 Febraury 1921. He flew as a co-pilot, initially with the 68th Bomb Squadron but primarily with Thomas L. Harrocks's crew in the 66th Bomb Squadron. He was wounded in action on the return from a mission to the marshalling yards at Dresden, Germany, 16 January 1944. He successfully bailed out of his aeroplane just inside allied lines and returned to duty for two further missions to complete the tour requirement of 35 missions. He died in Satellite Beach, Florida on 5 February 2011.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Robert Dubowsky.

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Contains papers relating to Robert Dubowsky's military service.

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For records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library relating to Dubowsky's friend and crewmate, Robert E. Ferrell, see MC 371/21.

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The 2nd Air Division Memorial Library also holds a portion of Robert Dubowsky's parachute in their Memorabilia and Display Items collection: item no. 129. The Memorabilia and Display collection inventory is available on the Memorial Library's website: [accessed 23 March 2011].

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Created 21/06/2010 by Drohj. Modified 03/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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