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TSGT Lennard M Litzell

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TSGT Lennard M Litzell

Birth
Sweden
Death 21 Nov 1944
Thailand
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot SECTION 82 SITE 93A
Memorial ID 42294582 View Source
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He was born in Sweden and came to the US when he was a few years old. he was the son of Magnus and Beda Litzell, and was married to Gladys E Litzell.

T/Sgt Litzell was a gunner on B-24J #44-40811, assigned to the 10th Air Force. They were part of a twelve plane formation that departed Madhaiganj, India to knock out the Geang Luang bridge in Burma. Right after bombing the target from about 300 feet the plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire on the left wing, which caught fire. The plane drifted to the left, lost altitude and crashed 25 miles southwest of Bhre, Thailand, All aboard were killed.


Inscription

TSGT, 492 AAF BOMB SQ, 7 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 42294582
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/42294582/lennard-m-litzell : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Lennard M Litzell (unknown–21 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 42294582, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .