Dennis J. Ziebarth was born on August 25, 1916, in Bowman County, North Dakota. He was the son of Julius C. Ziebarth and Magdalena P Hinz Ziebarth.
Dennis served in the 550th Bomber Squadron, 385th Bomber Group, Heavy, as a Second Lieutenant and Co-Pilot of the B-17 #42-3544 'Stars and Stripes' during World War II. He was Killed in Action on January 5, 1944, in crash landing at Badwell Ash, Suffolk, England, while attempting to reach their base after the aircraft was severely battle damaged on a bombing mission over Bordeaux, France. Seven of his crewmates were also Killed In Action, only the tail gunner survived.
2Lt Ziebarth is now buried in the Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Scranton, Bowman County, North Dakota, USA.
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