• College/Year: AG '38
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Laubach, James W. (December 20, 2007)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): European
  • US Eighth Air Force: Military Occupation: Bombardier
  • US Eighth Air Force: Final Rank: Second Lieutenant

Mr. Laubach was born in Bayonne, NJ, and was raised in that city and Somerville, NJ. He attended Rutgers from 1934 to 1938.  During the Second World War, he served as a bombardier with the 389th Bomb Group, stationed in England.  He was shot down and spent eighteen months as a POW at Stalag Luft I, Barth-Vogelsang, Prussia 54-12.