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Donald Arnold Kruetzfeldt


The missions listed in the bio were gleaned from mission records/load lists. The missions do not represent his complete combat mission record.


Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Squadron
  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Norfolk, Nebraska 5 September 1923
Lived in Burbank, California 30 June 1942

807 East Tujanga

Worked for Lockheed-Vega Aircraft Corp.

Enlisted Los Angeles, CA 24 February 1943
Combat Mission PIacenza, Italy 1 October 1944
Combat Mission Faenza, Italy 17 November 1944
Combat Mission Lavis, Italy 22 December 1944
Combat Mission Rovereto, Italy 26 December 1944
Combat Mission Borovnica, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia) 27 December 1944
Combat Mission Borovnica, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia) 28 December 1944
Combat Mission Mota di Livenza, Italy 29 December 1944
Combat Mission Trento, Italy 20 January 1945
Combat Mission Perca, Italy 1 April 1945
Died Los Angeles, CA 25 May 1995
Buried Sylmar, CA 28 May 1995

Glen Haven Memorial Park
Sylmar, Los Angeles County, California, USA


Date Contributor Update
21 January 2022 03:29:34 466thHistorian Changes to biography

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Date Contributor Update
18 January 2022 00:51:13 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations