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Dahl, Odne N.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Odne N. Dahl.

Unit/Placed in, 870th Bomber Squadron, 497th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).


Odne is born approx. 1918 in Chicago, Illinois.


Father, Axel Dahl.

Mother, Marie Dahl.

Both Parents born in Norway.

Brother, Axel K. Dahl.


Odne enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 0-867992.


Odne’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

1st Lt. Sam P. Wagner       Aircrew Captain

2nd Lt. Ernest B. Lopes        Pilot

2nd Lt. Odne N. Dahl          Engineer

2nd Lt. David J. Schnaars    Bombardier

2nd Lt. Alvin N. Hoffman     Navigator

S/Sgt. Ralph C. Banovicts   Radio Operator

Cpl.     Cecil E. Frederick     Cyc5

Sgt.    Hubert D. Wheeler    Right Waist Gunner

Pfc.     Rex E. Merritt         Left Waist Gunner

S/Sgt. William Wendler      Radar Operator

Sgt.    Elmer Lindenstruth  Tail Gunner


Odne was KIA on a Bombing mission to Tokyo, he was shot down by enemy Ki-44 fighter and spiraled into the sea on Nov. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Odne is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/


870th Bomber Squadron
497th Bombardment Group
Isley Field, Saipan
Crew, Odne Front Kneeling, 2nd Right
Nakajima Ki-44 Japanese Fighter