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Roscoe Brown
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Dr Brown speaks at the dedication of the Tuskeege Airmen Bus Depot of MTA Regional Bus.
Born (1922-03-09)March 9, 1922
Washington, D.C.
Died July 2, 2016(2016-07-02) (aged 94)
Riverdale, New York
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Army Air Corps
Rank Captain
Unit 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group
Conflict World War II

Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. (March 9, 1922 – July 2, 2016) was one of the Tuskegee Airmen and a squadron commander of the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II. During this period, Captain Brown shot down an advanced German Me-262 jet fighter and a FW-190 fighter.

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