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John H Danneker

Military

Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Robert Holly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crash near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA). The other aircraft involved was B24 42-95144. Robert's story is told in the 2014 book, Killed in Action: The Story of Robert Holly, written by David Kohler.

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 20 June 1944
Died 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2021 20:41:29 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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