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Kenneth E Brooks


Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down 13 May 1943 in B-17 #4229647.

Purple Heart, Air Medal

Brooks, Kenneth E., SSGT, 365th Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group, downed 5/13/43 over Amiens, France (Torrance, CA)


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    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...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born California
Died 13 May 1943


Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 15:38:10 Lucyd Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2015 01:06:26 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Changes to biography

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:51 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15542, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey p. 117, ABMC