Thomas Morton Fort was born in Georgia in February of 1923. He served with the Army Air Corps but was shot down and taken as a P.O.W. Mr. Fort remembers what it was like to grow up in Georgia during the Depression, getting shot down over an oil refinery in Vienna, and life in not one, not two, but three POW camps.
1st Lieutenant Army Air Corps
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