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Saar, Howard E.

Name and Rank, First Lieutenant Howard E. Saar.

Unit/Placed in, 674th Bomber Squadron ”Wolfpack”, 417th Bomber Group Light “Sky Lancers”.


Howard was born  approx. on Dec. 11, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois.

Father, Oscar Saar.

Mother, Margret B. Saar.

Brother, Harold Saar.


Howard enlisted  the service at Chicago with service number # O-806135.


Howard‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a A-20 were,

1st Lt.           Howard E. Saar                Pilot

SSgt.         Martin A. Lawrence     Engineer/Gunner

Howard was KIA on the Mission when 1 Engine was shot and the other stopped working, they were going in a Crash Landing  on Sep. 11 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Howard is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,

National Capital Region, Philippines.


Thanks to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/674th_Bombardment_Squadron


Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

674th Bomber Squadron
417th Bomber Group
Douglas A-20 Havoc
Kamari Airstrip
His rank First Lieutenant