Sherman Menno Shoemaker

Sherman Menno Shoemaker

Lemoncove, Tulare County, California, USA
Death 5 May 1945 (aged 11)
Lakeview, Lake County, Oregon, USA
Burial Live Oak, Sutter County, California, USA
Memorial ID 43481734 · View Source
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Sherman Shoemaker, aged 11, was one of six people killed by a Japanese balloon bomb they discovered while on a fishing trip. This event was the only place in the continental United States where death resulted from enemy action during World War II.

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  • Created by: Jo Frey
  • Added: 24 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43481734
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sherman Menno Shoemaker (30 May 1933–5 May 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43481734, citing Live Oak Cemetery, Live Oak, Sutter County, California, USA ; Maintained by Jo Frey (contributor 46843198) .