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Elsie Winters Mitchell
Birth: Feb. 26, 1919
Port Angeles
Clallam County
Washington, USA
Death: May 5, 1945
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) 
Family links: 
  Oscar Henry Winters (1879 - 1952)
  Fannie E. Bradshaw Winters (1888 - 1958)
  Archie Emerson Mitchell (1918 - ____)*
  Rosco Henry Winters (1905 - 1961)*
  Thomas Edward Winters (1907 - 1975)*
  Laura Jo Winters Whipple (1909 - 2001)*
  Lawrence E. Winters (1911 - 1988)*
  Sarah Belle Winters Haven (1914 - 1947)*
  Elsie Winters Mitchell (1919 - 1945)
  Thelma H. Winters Helgeson (1923 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Ocean View Cemetery
Port Angeles
Clallam County
Washington, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Jul 26, 2005
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Elsie <i>Winters</i> Mitchell
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Rest in peace Elsie.
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015

- B. B. Roberts
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015

- Jay Lance
 Added: May. 7, 2015
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