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George M. Campbell

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George M. Campbell (January 7, 1907 – June 4, 1942) was a United States Navy officer. He was killed in action at the Battle of Midway while flying a torpedo bomber during an attack against several Japanese aircraft carriers. Early life Campbell was born on January 7, 1907, in Madras, Oregon. He was the ninth of a dozen children in his family. His father was a dairy farmer who also piloted a ferry across the Deschutes River. He attended a one room schoolhouse. He excelled at basketball in high school, and was part of a team that won a state championship in 1925. He attended Oregon State University. Naval career On June 27, 1928, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After boot camp, he spent eight months aboard the . He did flight training in Pensacola, Florida, and received his wings in 1930. While in that training, he met and married Genevieve Thompson, by whom
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