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Tangen Bjarne C.

Monuments

B-26

 

Name:
Bjarne C. Tangen
Rank:
Captain
Serial Number:
O-432994
Unit:
585th Bomb Squadron, 394th Bomber Group
Date of Death:
1944-08-07
State:
Oklahoma
Cemetery:
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Kentucky
Plot:
I
Row:
Grave:
191-192
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

Captain Bjarne Tangen, bombardier of the B-26 Marauder 42-96113 “It Ain’t Easy” took off from airstation 455 Holmsley South, Hampshire, UK, on a bombing mission to Nogent-sur-Seine. The plane was hit by flak near the engine and bomb bay, crashing in flames at 1335.