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Kline Charles Robert

Name:
Charles Robert Kline
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-693995
Unit:
850th Bomber Squadron, 490th Bomber Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-07-05
State:
Oklahoma
Cemetery:
Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France
Plot:
A
Row:
16
Grave:
27
Decoration:
Air Medal, Purple Heart
Comments:

The B-24 number 41-29599 named BOOTS took off at 2331 on 4 July 1944 from Harrington, UK to deliver supplies to the French resistance (Operation Peter). The plane was shot down by flak over Lagney le Sec, France, at 2am on the morning of 5 July. The entire crew of ten was killed. MACR 6991. LT Kline was the pilot. He is back row, second from right in the picture.