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Memorial plaque for Leonard Kornblau and Bernard Radomski of the 305th Bomb Group marking the site that they were shot and killed by the Germans on 21 July 1944, near Shollach, Germany

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Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

People

  • Leonard Kornblau

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    First Lieutenant Aaron Kornblau, born 21 September 1921 lived in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania and attended Duke University until 1942. He enlisted on 18 November 1942, earning his pilot's wings on 1 October 1943. ...

  • Bernard Radomski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by flak and crashed at Epfenhofen in B-17 #42-97350, Killed in Action (KIA).

Missions

  • 486

    21 July 1944

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2018 10:18:15 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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Uploaded on behalf of Franz Kutler, who took a photo of the plaque after he found the site during a walk.

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