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2nd Lt. Verdie E. Smith - MIA

County: Cass
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: January 24, 1945
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 404th Bomber Squadron, 28th Bomber Group, Heavy

Died while in MIA status. Co-Pilot of B-24D, shot down by enemy fighter over Shumushu Straits while on mission to Paramushiro Island in the Kuriles chain.

Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial.