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Date: 25.12.1944

Target: Dahlem-Stadtkyll

Ground Support – Dive Bombing

Time: 11:00 hrs

MACR-Nr: 11423

Plane Type: P-47D-28

AF-Serial No: 44-19961   


 9th AAF 368th FG 397th  


2nd Lt White, Jack W. O-77048 Pilot KIA


2nd Lt. Jack W. White’s plane was hit by flak during a dive-bombing run near Dahlem, southeast of Schleiden. The P-47 crashed and exploded but White did not bail out. White is buried at the Netherlands Cemetery Margraten, Plot O, Row 3, number 6.


ID: O-770048
Entered the Service From: Texas
Rank: Second Lieutenant

Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 397th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group

Died: Monday, December 25, 1944
Buried at: Netherlands American Cemetery
Location: Margraten, Netherlands
Plot: O Row: 3 Grave: 6

Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart


2nd Lt. Jack W. White