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Patrick J Keenan


Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #4229898 'Scarlett O'Hara. ' was taken Prisoner of War (POW). and died of his injuries in the crash while a Prisoner of War (POW)



Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29898 Scarlett O'Hara

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 19/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Bangor 13/4/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-K/I] Kimbolton 22/4/43; Missing in Action Bochum 12/8/43 with Ralph Osborne, Radio Operator: Mildred Fambrough, Ball turret gunner: Larry Truman,...


Event Location Date
Born Medford, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 12 August 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:03 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1762 / MACR 1762; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 272 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database