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Staff Sgt. Lawrence L. Lee - MIA

Lawrence L. Lee
Max, ND
County: McLean
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: January 9, 1945 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 869th Bomber Squadron, 497th Bomber Group, Very Heavy

Died while in MIA status aboard the Superfortress "Wattys Wagon". While returning from a mission to Musashino Aircraft Factory near Tokyo, the ship came under attack by enemy fighters. The bomber was severely damaged, and ditched in the Pacific off the coast of Japan. All crew aboard were killed.

Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial.