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2LT Dennis J Ziebarth
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1916
Bowman County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1944
Badwell Ash
Mid Suffolk District
Suffolk, England

Second Lieutenant, 550th Bomb Squadron,
385th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force World War II

Co-Pilot of B-17F Flying Fortress #42-3544,
nicknamed "Stars and Stripes."

Killed, in crash landing at Badwell Ash, Suffolk,
England, while attempting to reach their base
after the aircraft was severely battle damaged
on bombing mission over Bordeaux, France.

Eight crew members were Killed In Action.
Only the tail gunner survived.

The men killed were:

Flt. Off. William H Morris, Pilot
2nd Lt. Dennis J. Ziebarth, Co-Pilot
2nd Lt. Richard S Proctor, Navigator
2nd Lt. Robert M Totaro, Bombardier
TSgt. Russell A Stevens, Flight Engineer-Top Turret Gunner
SSgt. Walter A Stuebgen, Radio Operator-Gunner
Sgt. Stanley Lowitz, Gunner
Sgt. Chester A Rober, Jr, Gunner 
Family links: 
  Julius C. Ziebarth (1886 - 1976)
  Magdalena P Hinz Ziebarth (1890 - 1984)
  Bernalda Elizabeth Ziebarth Teigen (1915 - 2003)*
  Dennis J Ziebarth (1916 - 1944)
  Eugenie R. Ziebarth Ensign (1918 - 2004)*
  Zelda E Ziebarth Powell (1920 - 2014)*
  Erna Ziebarth Jarnecke (1921 - 2014)*
  Carl A. Ziebarth (1927 - 1944)*
  Edith H. Ziebarth Teske (1928 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from North Dakota; ASN O-752032
Peace Lutheran Cemetery
Bowman County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: kateb
Record added: Feb 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105128553
2LT Dennis J Ziebarth
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2LT Dennis J Ziebarth
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- Carl Steiger
 Added: Jul. 26, 2016
Thank you Dennis for your service and courage
- tombstonegal
 Added: Apr. 20, 2014

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