Carrol Woods

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Woods at Ramitelli. Italy in 1944

Carrol S. Woods (born 1919 - died November 27, 2007 in Montgomery) was one of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II.

Woods' flew more than 100 missions as a member of the 99th fighter squadron of the 332nd fighter group. His plane was shot down over Greece in October 6, 1944. He remained a prisoner of war in Greece until April 20, 1945 when the camp was liberated by Patton's army. Woods retired from the Air Force as a Major.

Woods and his fellow Airmen received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2006. He died of cancer in 2007 and is interred at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery.

References

  • Coe, Andre (November 29, 2007) "Tuskegee Airman Carrol S. Woods, 88, dies." Montgomery Advertiser.

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