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Capt Darrell Robins Lindsey
Birth: Dec. 30, 1919
Jefferson
Greene County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1944, France

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Jefferson, Iowa and served as a Captain, flight commander for the 394th Bomb Group's 585th Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corps. On August 9, 1944 he led a formation of 30 B-26s in a mission to destroy the strategic enemy-held L'lsle Adam railroad bridge over the Seine in occupied France. During the approach, his plane's right engine received a direct hit from enemy antiaircraft fire and burst into flames. He remained composed and piloted the plane over the target to complete his mission. He then gave the order for his crew to parachute to safety from the doomed aircraft, while he held the descending plane in a steady glide. Just as the man jumped to safety, the fuel tank exploded. The aircraft sheathed in fire, went into a steep dive and was seen to explode as it crashed. His widow Evelyn accepted his posthumously-awarded Medal of Honor in 1945. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial *
Neuville-en-Condroz
Liège, Belgium
Plot: No Known Grave; name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing.
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Oct 17, 2004
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- Lazer
 Added: Apr. 25, 2014
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
- CHS
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
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