Aal, Olger Ivan, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1944-1944, M 1055, 353rd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
First Lieutenant

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Williston, North Dakota; Ocean Park, California
Last Address
RAF Raydon, Suffolk, England

Casualty Date
Aug 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Belgium
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Ardennes, Belgium
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot D Row 5 Grave 39

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 Unit Assignments
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)350th Fighter Squadron353rd Fighter Group
  1942-1944, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1944-1944, M 1055, 350th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1944, M 1055, 353rd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Bombing Raids Over The Low Countries
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Ground-strike mission
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed during a bombing and strafing attack on Diest/Schaffen Aerodrome, Belgium when his P-47 was brought down by either enemy flak or an exploding target.
He was credited with shooting down 1 enemy aircraft on Aug 4, 1944.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=929&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Olger+I.+Aal&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=304553



https://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/index.php/en/american-war-cemetery-ardennes-a/45897-aal-olger-i



https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55846995/olger-ivan-aal



https://www.abmc.gov/node/541485#.W5MKqS3GxOI 



http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/165501



http://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=16700 



http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_353.php 



https://www.ancestry.com 



Unit info:



https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/350th-fs/



https://www.8thafhs.org/fighter/353fg.htm


   
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