Born in Kentucky in 1921, Crawford Hicks piloted a B-17 Flying Fortress on nine missions over Germany during World War II. On his tenth mission Hicks was shot down and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III. Liberated by General George Patton’s Third Army in 1945, Hicks worked for the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) after the war. He lives in Warner Robins, Georgia, and recorded his oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in March 2016.
Crawford Hicks Interview, 2016-03-23, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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