Historical records matching Thomas Brooks "Tom" Foote
About Thomas Brooks "Tom" Foote
Staff Sergeant, 341st Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Group (Heavy), U.S. Army Air Forces. Entered the service from New York; civilian occupation: actor. He was serving as a radio operator on a B-17 on a mission to bomb Regensburg, Germany; his plane was hit and went down about ten minutes after going over the target. Awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart. Brother of playwright Horton Foote.