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James Richard Sanders, Jr.
Tech Sergeant, United States Air Force
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James Richard Sanders, Jr.
Aberdeen, Maryland
Born April 12, 1923
Technical Sergeant, U.S. Air Force
Died while Prisoner of War
Died August 10, 1951 in Korea 

Technical Sergeant Sanders was a member of the US Air Force in Korea. He was taken Prisoner of War while engaged with the enemy in Korea on August 10, 1951 and died while a prisoner.



He was aboard one of the first B-29's over Korea and was shot   down. He was captured and held prisoner and died there. He is now buried in Arlington National Cemetery. 


He was a radio opertor on B29 Bomber. His home base was MacDill at Tampa, Florida. He was a Tech Sergeant and was captured north of the Yalu River after being shot down. He later died in captivity. His Airchraft Commander was Major Macdonled


Posted: 22 July 2001
Updated: 24 December 2002
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