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John W Dallenbach


Shot down 11 June 1944 in B-17 #42-107199. Plane crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-107199 Powerful Katrinka

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action French A/fds (Dinar-Pleurtvit) (19m) 11/6/44 with Bill Gavin, Co-pilot: John Dallenbach, Navigator: Norm Bernstein, Bombardier:...


Event Location Date
Born Ithaca, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 11 June 1944
Died 11 June 1944


Date Contributor Update
04 May 2020 01:02:12 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:45 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5629 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database