Killed Or Missing In Action
Central/Western Pacific

Dedicated to the memory of these young men of the 396th Bombardment Squadron who gave their lives in defense of their country.


January 19, 1944
2nd Lt. Joseph P. Callopy,

2nd Lt. David W. Kimmey,
2nd Lt. Frank Castillo,
1st Lt. Peter Duval,

F/O John A. Johnston,
S/Sgt. James L. Quinn,
S/Sgt. James G. Walter,
S/Sgt. James A. Wages, Jr.,
Bombardier/Navigator

Co-Pilot
Bombardier/Navigator
Observer

Pilot
Engineer/Gunner
Radio Operator/Gunner
Gunner

January 25, 1944
2nd Lt. Malcolm M. Knickerbocker,
Co-Pilot

January 29, 1944
2nd Lt. Daniel Kritz,
Bombardier/Navigator

February 10, 1944
Capt. Charles R. Bullock,
2nd Lt. John H. Selsted,
2nd Lt. Maurice L. Ptacek,
2nd Lt. Archibald G. Miller,
2nd Lt. Bernard H. Kimmel,
2nd Lt. Melvin M. Miller,
T/Sgt. Reng L. Horvey,
S/Sgt. Edward C. Peloski,
S/Sgt. Henry English,
S/Sgt. Glenn R. Fairbanks,
S/Sgt. Henry T. Lanier,
Sgt. Floyd J. Cota,
Pilot
Co-Pilot
Bombardier/Navigator
Pilot
Co-Pilot
Bombardier/Navigator
Radio Operator/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner
Radio Operator/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner

May 1, 1944
1st Lt. Donald N. Trucker,
2nd Lt. Joseph R. Patton,
2nd Lt. Andrew A. Doyle,
S/Sgt. Conrad W. Repp,
S/Sgt. James E. Drake,
S/Sgt. James H. Shiglos, Jr.,
Pilot
Co-Pilot
Bombardier/Navigator
Engineer/Gunner
Radio Operator/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner

January 5, 1945
1st Lt. Charles M. Flammer,
2nd Lt. Keith H. Robbins,
S/Sgt. Raymond A. Schultz,
Sgt. Joseph H. Pitts Jr.,
Pilot
Co-Pilot
Radio Operator/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner

August 7, 1945
1st Lt. Frank A. Mavri,
2nd Lt. Vernon Lancaster, Jr.,
2nd Lt. Theodore A. Kurkjian,
S/Sgt. George T. Lane,
S/Sgt. Phillip S. Beck,
Cpl. Frederick G. Lawrence,
Pilot
Co-Pilot
Bombardier/Navigator
Radio Operator/Gunner
Engineer/Gunner
Armorer/Gunner

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396th Bomb Squadron

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