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Staff Sgt. Ernest A. Tweten - MIA

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County: Benson
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: October 9, 1944 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 579th Bomber Squadron, 392nd Bomber Group, Heavy

Died while in MIA status. Killed on a mission to VegesackĀ aboard 42-7470 "Exterminator" when the aircraft was attacked by enemy fighters in the vicinity of the coast North of the target at Vegesack.

Memorialized at Netherlands American Cemetery. Received Purple Heart and Air Medal awards.