2nd LT Howard R. Benson KIA Purpler Heart Group


2nd LT Howard R. Benson was a C-47 co pilot with the 2nd Troop Carrier Squadron assigned to support Detachment 101 of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)


On 18 January 1944 while on a mission to drop agents and supplies to Fort Hertz, Burma located behind enemy lines his plane was shot down by Japanese zero's resulting in his death.

2nd Troop Carrier Squadron Detachment 101 (OSS) KIA Purple Heart Group


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