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John Jacob Neuer



Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force

    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group

    47th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 47th Bombardment Group (Light) on 20 November 1940, and activated on 15 January 1941. Operational squadrons of the group were: ...

  • 84th Bomb Squadron
  • 97th Bomb Squadron
  • (Headquarters) 47th Bomb Group

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Wilmington, North Carolina 15 October 1921
Graduated West Point, NY June 1943

United States Military Academy

Assigned to the 47th BG Vesuvius Airfield, Italy February 1944
Graduated Columbus, OH June 1953

Masters Degree in Nuclear Physics
Ohio State University

Died Bainbridge, Washington 19 June 2003
Buried West Point, New York 30 June 2003

United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
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Date Contributor Update
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