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 Donald Robert Dahl

Donald Robert Dahl

Birth
Death 26 Aug 1993 (aged 72)
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot 40, 0, 489
Memorial ID 549420 · View Source
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2nd/LT later Captain Donald R. Dahl
Hometown Saint Paul Minn
389th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross,
Pilot unknown

Target; Campina, Rumania Ploesti.
Mission: 1-Aug-43
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Aircraft Model B-24D
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Lt Dahl appears on the roster of Halverson project # 63 as a mission veteran. However Squadron, crew and position are not indicated.

"Operation Tidal Wave " Low level mission to destroy Rumanian Oil Fields August 1 1943. The 389th BG loses six aircraft in one of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the Sky Scorpions destroy the Steaua Romana oil refinery. The refinery does not produce oil for six months. 389th earns Presidential Unit Citation, all of the crews receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.


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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 549420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Robert Dahl (28 Nov 1920–26 Aug 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 549420, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .