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 Marlin E Kinter

Marlin E Kinter

Birth
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Oct 1944 (aged 23–24)
Moulmein, Mon State, Myanmar
Burial Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 45124895 · View Source
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Kinter was a gunner on B-24J #44-40588, assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 493rd Bombardment Squadron. They were part of a five plane formation that departed Pandaveswar India to bomb targets at Moulmein Burma. Five minutes after dropping their bombs the formation was jumped by eight to twelve Japanese fighters. On about the third or fourth pass the bomber's #2 engine caught fire. The pilot shut down the engine, the fire went out and they made a diving left turn into clouds. They were not seen again.

Kinter received the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Cenotaph in Philippines


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Robert Viguers
  • Added: 5 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45124895
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marlin E Kinter (1920–22 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45124895, citing Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .