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Robert Clifton Gitt
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1921
Death: Dec. 19, 1943

2nd Lieutenant Gitt was the pilot of U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator #42-7074, serving with the 464th Bomber Group, 770th Bomber Squadron from Pocatello Army Air Base. While on a flight, an engine fire forced a crash landing at Kimama Butte, Idaho. All eight crew aboard were killed.
Severe icing was believed to be the cause.

The crew killed:

2nd Lt. Harold B. Hood
2nd Lt. Walter C. Ives
2nd Lt. Henry D. Smith
Sgt. Charles H. McLey
Sgt. Robert Russell
Sgt. James W. Schindel
Sgt. Sol Buttner
 
 
Note: 2ND LT AIR CORPS USA
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 8, Site: 6253 E H
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49189588
Robert Clifton Gitt
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Robert Clifton Gitt
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Robert Clifton Gitt
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013
 
 
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