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Lieut Dieter Dengler
Birth: May 22, 1938
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Feb. 7, 2001
Mill Valley
Marin County
California, USA

Military Figure. German-born United States Navy pilot who was shot down during during a secret bombing mission into Laos on February 1 1966. He was captured by Pathet Lao troops and held as a prisoner until his escape on June 29 1966. He spent twenty-three days on the run until he was rescued. His story is the basis for the Werner Herzog film "Rescue Dawn". (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Dec 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23325541
Lieut Dieter Dengler
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Lieut Dieter Dengler
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