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Harold J Konantz

Military

Shot down by a friendly B-17 on the 07,04,1945 and became a POW (Prisoner of War). He was part of the 338th Fighter Squadron, the same squadron as his brother 'Walter J. Konantz', also a fighter pilot.

Harold Konantz died in a civilian aircraft accident in 1977.

Service

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Units served with

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born 30 May 1905
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 7 April 1945 – 21 August 1945
Died 1977

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 June 2016 11:46:23 RichardJohnDux Changes to biography
Sources

http://www.station131.co.uk/55th/Pilots/338th%20Pilots/Konantz%20Harold%...

Date Contributor Update
29 June 2016 11:44:24 RichardJohnDux Changes to biography
Sources

http://www.station131.co.uk/55th/Pilots/338th%20Pilots/Konantz%20Harold%...

-Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2015 13:06:46 Lucy May Changes to events
Sources

POW record: http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=83753
Moved date in 'Died' event of '30 May 1905' to 'Birth' event. This isn't a verified birth date though.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13949 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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