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James P Haran


While approaching the field on return from mission to Regensburg his plane collided with another from his squadron and all on board both planes were killed


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA


Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945

Plot E Row 5 Grave 52


Date Contributor Update
11 September 2019 18:52:24 usxpat Changes to awards and events

ABMC, Cambridge burial
WWI and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, accessed at (French - Croix De Guerre, with Bronze Star)

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 15:50:13 usxpat Changes to service number, awards, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:49 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / History of the 446th BG