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J. Kemp McLaughlin

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Dec 07, 1918

James Kemp McLaughlin was born in Braxton County

1941

J. Kemp McLaughlin began his military career as cadet in the Army Air Corps

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1942

J. Kemp McLaughlin was assigned to the 92nd heavy bombardment group of the Eighth Air Force

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Oct 14, 1943

J. Kemp McLaughlin piloted the lead bomber in a mission against the ball-bearing works of Schweinfurt, Germany

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1943

J. Kemp McLaughlin participated in bombing facilities in Norway that were crucial in German attempts to develop an atomic bomb

1951

J. Kemp McLaughlin led the squadron on active duty in the Korean War

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1962

J. Kemp McLaughlin was appointed assistant adjutant general with promotion to brigadier general

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1977

J. Kemp McLaughlin retired from the military

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