2nd/Lt. Victor C. Thoendel MIA/KIA Hometown: Nebraska Squadron: 413th 96th Bomb Group Service# O-736492 Awards:Air Medal, Purple Heart Pilot 1st/Lt. Eugene Wilcox Jr.
Target: Kerlin Bastard AB Date Lost: 23-Sep-43 Serial Number: #42-3318 Aircraft Model B-17 Aircraft Letter: Aircraft Name: SHACK RABBIT Location: English Channel ? Cause: Unknown Crew of 10 MIA/KIA
The 96th BG loses 1 ship on the mission to attack the Luftwaffe air base in Brittany France apparently into r the English Channel. The crew appears Tablets of the missing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial Coton Cambridgeshire, England. Thoendel has a cenotaph memorial Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery Holt County Nebraska, USA