File MC 371/312, USF 7/2 - Grumbach, Roy

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MC 371/312, USF 7/2


Grumbach, Roy


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Lt Col Roy Grumbach was born in New Jersey on 30 March 1921. He was a navigator with crew no. 45, 714th Bomb Squadron. He was shot down on his 15th mission to Frankfurt, Germany, (a decoy mission to direct German fighters away from Kiel), 20 March 1944. He was held as a prisoner of war at various Stalags and marched to Moosburg, Germany. He died on 23 November 2008.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Roy Grumbach.

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Typescript memoir covering his arrival in England, his aeroplane being shot down, and prisoner of war experience. Also includes a copy of a photograph of Roy and Nancy Grumbach, 1983.

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Rights are reserved. For any reproduction, other than for private, non-commercial research, permission must be sought from the American Library (email

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Created 23/08/2005 by droip. Modified 03/12/2018 by Catherine.Collins.


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