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Miles Richard C.

Monuments

November 11th 1944

Name:
Richard C. Miles
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-766020
Unit:
668th Bomber Squadron, 416th Bomb Group
Date of Death:
1944-11-10
State:
Idaho
Cemetery:
Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France
Plot:
A
Row:
31
Grave:
62
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

2nd Lt Richard C. Miles, bombardier of the Douglas A-20 Havoc 44-565, took off from A-55 at Melun Villeroche on a bombing mission over Arbonne-la-Foret. The plane was observed corkscrewing downwards, eventually stabilizing in an inverted position and crashed thus, killing all aboard.