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John "Jack" Voehringer, c. 1942
Jack was cousin to my grandfather, John Schofield, who gave me this portrait years ago as I do a lot of family history. Jack never married nor had children, so it's an absolute honor to update his profile here and to add this wonderfully romantic picture of him. I'm assuming it was taken in the U.S. before he went to Thurleigh.

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  • John Voehringer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) on October 8, 1943. Hit by a bullet from a ME-109 and was killed. The B-17 plane was not shot down. It was piloted by Oleron Linn.

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  • VIII Bomber Command 111

    8 October 1943
    The shipyards and industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the primary targets for this mission, but cloud cover causes some formations to bomb targets of opportunity. The attacking elements have been summarized below: ...

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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2016 23:59:02 mailesmith Changes to caption
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Family history

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2016 17:26:05 mailesmith Changes to caption and mission associations
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Family history

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2016 00:49:11 mailesmith Created entry with caption
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Uploaded by Maile Smith, 29 May 2016

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