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Howard W Kieffer


Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 42-51272. Killed in Action (KIA).

transferred from 489th BG/846th BS was member of Woerner's crew


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Topeka, Kansas
Killed in action 30 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
26 October 2016 11:26:09 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
- MACR 11148;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:20 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11148