Colonel Joseph Laughlin Receives a Nazi Officer's Pistol

Title

Colonel Joseph Laughlin Receives a Nazi Officer's Pistol

Subject

A newspaper article confirming that Colonel Laughlin received a pistol from a Nazi Officer

Description

An unknown newspaper announcing that Colonel Laughlin would be receiving a German Officer's pistol. The pistol was one of thousands turned over when 20,000 German soldiers surrendered, a feat Colonel Laughlin and the 362nd were credited with helping to do.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1945

Files

Newspaper_Laughlin_gets_Nazi_pistol.JPG

Citation

“Colonel Joseph Laughlin Receives a Nazi Officer's Pistol,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed March 31, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/71.