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John C Kliender Jr.

Military

Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42102475. Killed in Action (KIA).

Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 1/5/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Wilbur Brean, Navigator: Bob Egan, Bombardier: Bob Kleinder, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Fancea...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisiana, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 27 May 1944
Died 27 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5162 / MACR 5162; Snetterton Falcons, pg 148 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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