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Lt. Lloyd “Scotty” Hathcock

Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Prisoner of War letter from Lt. Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock's mother. Notice the information blacked out by the wartime censor. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Prisoner of War letter from Lt. Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock's mother. Notice the information blacked out by the wartime censor. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock items on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock items on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock's leather cap on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock's leather cap on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock's pilot wings on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Hathcock's pilot wings on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Maj. Hathcock donated this 37mm cannon round on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Maj. Hathcock donated this 37mm cannon round on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force.

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