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Second Lieutenant Robert Emmett Keenan, 385th Bomb Group, 550th Bomb Squadron.

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  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

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    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 550th Bomb Squadron

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  • Robert Keenan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) - March 1, 1945 in a mid-air collision over Ostend, Belgium of his B-17 Serial 43-38273 with 42-38035 of the same formation. Awards: Air Medal, Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart

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