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Elsie Winters Mitchell
Birth: Feb. 26, 1919
Port Angeles
Clallam County
Washington, USA
Death: May 5, 1945
Lakeview
Lake County
Oregon, USA

World War II American Civilian Casualty. The only adult civilian killed by an enemy attack upon the continental United States during World War II. On May 5, 1945 in a mountain area near Lakeview, Oregon, Mrs. Elsie Mitchell, the pregnant wife of a minister, and five neighborhood children were killed when an object they attempted to drag from the woods exploded. The object turned out to be a Japanese balloon bomb. The bomb was a product of a handful of Japanese attacks against the continental United States using high-altitude balloons carrying explosives. (bio by: Clay Homister) 
 
Burial:
Ocean View Cemetery
Port Angeles
Clallam County
Washington, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Jul 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11426932
Elsie <i>Winters</i> Mitchell
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