Larry Slattery longest serving POW of WW2

#OnThisDay 1939 Willie Murphy from Cork was the first @RoyalAirForce Bomber pilot to be shot down. Also shot down that day was Larry Slattery (pic) from Tipperary. Slattery became the longest serving POW of WW2 & spent time in the famous Stalag Luft III camp.

#Ireland #History #WW2

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