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Robert Oliver William Holly

Military

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.

Service

People

  • Brenton Baker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Oscar Boudreaux

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Crashed near in Schonberg (collision) on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • John Danneker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Gordon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Milton Hymes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Crashed 20 June 1944 after in air collision near Schonberg in B-24 42-100351, Killed in Action. ...

  • Robert McCollum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • William Powers

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jessie Vancil

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351.

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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

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hammond, IN, USA 27 May 1922
Killed in Action (KIA) Langelandsbælt, Denmark 20 June 1944
Buried

Listed on the Tablets of the Missing at the American Cemetery, Cambridge.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2016 13:04:02 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

Killed In Action, David Kohler, copyright 2014, Tate Publishing
MACR 5926, via Fold3
Find A Grave Memorial# 56290780
http://www.airmen.dk/p328.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:16 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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