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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.

The listing of missing items on this website is non-exclusive and may not include all items missing from NARA holdings. If you have questions or concerns 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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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

Second Lieutenant Myer R. Winkelman- A pilot with the 504th Fighter Squadron, Lt. Winkleman was killed in action on August 13, 1944, when his P-51 Mustang was shot down near Feuquières, France, Lt. Winkelman posthumously received the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He is buried at the Epinal American Cemetery.
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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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