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Harry R Stroh

Military

On 27 August 1944, Harry Stroh was flying P-47 42-76597 on a low-altitude reconnaissance mission over Brest when it was hit by flak and crashed. Stroh was Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 362nd Fighter Group

    362nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group trained in P-47s and moved to England in November 1943. Arriving earlier than many other Ninth Air Force fighter groups, the pilots main occupation was escort work for heavy bombers. The Group's first mission on 8 February 1944 was one...

  • 378th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Rennes

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Honolulu, HI, USA 31 August 1920
Died 27 August 1944
Buried 329 Washington Rd, West Point, NY 10996, USA

At USMA Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 14:58:29 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/people_details.php?PeopleID=5030

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