|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1943, Romania|
Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces. Position: Radio Operator. Serial Number: 33059883. Killed in Action in Operation Tidal Wave, just south of his target in Campina (near Ploesti), Romania.
Received the Distinguished Unit Citation, Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart.
United States World War II Army Enlistment Record, 1938-1946; "Name: Louis N Kase; Birth Year: 1911; Race: White, citizen (White); Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania; State: Pennsylvania; County or City: Philadelphia; Enlistment Date: 28 May 1942; Enlistment State: Pennsylvania; Enlistment City: Wilkes Barre; Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA; Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA; Grade: Private; Grade Code: Private; Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law; Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men); Source: Civil Life; Education: 4 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Automatic Telephone System Maintenance Man; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 66; Weight: 148."
U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945; "Name: Louis N Kase; Gender: Male; Race: White; Religion: Hebrew; Cemetery Name: Pennsylvania; Disposition: According to next of kin; Service Branch: Army; Rank: Technical Sergeant; Service Number: 33059883."
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Specifically: Buried in Pennsylvania
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Record added: Dec 08, 2009
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