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2Lt Alvin R Hoffman
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 24, 1944

2nd Lieutenant Hoffman was Killed In Action aboard U.S. Army Air Corps
B-29-40-BW Superfortress #42-24622, nicknamed "Lucky Irish." While on the first
B-29 bombardment mission to Tokyo from the Marianas Islands, target the
Musashino Aircraft Engine Factory, was shot down by enemy Ki-44 fighter and
spiralled into the sea 20 miles from shore, with the loss of all eleven crew.
With the 497th Bomb Group, 870th Bomb Squadron.
 
 
Note: Entered the service from North Dakota.
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: Tim Cook
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56110953
2Lt Alvin R Hoffman
Added by: tombstonegal
 
2Lt Alvin R Hoffman
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Added by: Karin Green
 
 
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From Renville County ND - Thank you Alvin for your service and courage
- kateb
 Added: Mar. 2, 2013
 
 
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