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Missing World War II Identification Tags and Related Items

The following items were stolen from the National Archives at College Park, MD by Antonin DeHays. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any of these items, please contact the Archival Recovery Program at  MissingDocuments@nara.gov or 301-837-3153.

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Danish, Marcellus D.

Leather Name Plate

A pilot in the 430th Fighter Squadron, Second Lieutenant Danish was killed in action on June 30, 1944, when his P-38 Lightning was shot down over France.
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Grewe, Glenroy G.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 4th Fighter Squadron, First Lieutenant Grewe was captured by the Germans after his P-51 Mustang was shot down over Austria on July 8, 1944.
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Kaminski, Vincent J.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 401st Bomb Group, First Lieutenant Kaminski was killed in action on May 28, 1944, when his B-17 was shot down over Germany.
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Layton, Caleb J.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 361st Fighter Group, First Lieutenant Layton was killed in action on December 23, 1944, when his P-51 Mustang was shot down over Germany.
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McMahon, Peter J.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 505th Fighter Squadron, Second Lieutenant McMahon was killed in action on July 11, 1944, when his P-51 Mustang was shot down over France.
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Ream, Theodore R.

Dog Tag

A flight engineer with the 96th Bomb Group, First Lieutenant Ream was killed in action on May 27, 1944, when his B-17 was shot down over France.
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Roth, George L.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 418th Bomber Squadron, First Lieutenant Roth was killed in action on June 24, 1944, after his B-24 crashed in France.
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Winkelman, Myer R.

Dog Tag

A pilot with the 504th Fighter Squadron, Second Lieutenant Winkelman was killed in action on August 13, 1944, when his P-51 Mustang was shot down over France.
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Wolf, Lawrence M.

Two Dog Tags

A bombardier with the 358th Bomber Squadron, Second Lieutenant Wolf died on August 15, 1944, after his B-17 crashed in France.
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Abbot Jr., Phillips

Airman Identification Card (Department of Commerce, Civil Aeronautics Administration, Washington)

A pilot in the 366th Fighter Squadron, Second Lieutenant Abbott was killed in action on July 15, 1944, when his P-47 Thunderbolt was shot down over France.

 

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Abbot Jr., Phillips

Airman Identification Card

Outside of Second Lieutenant Abbott, Jr.'s Identification Card.

 

 

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