File No 9355
Individual Casualty Questionnaire
Name of crew member: Golan, Theodore F.
Serial Number: 36656501
Position: Crew (Bomber): WG
Did he bail out? No
If not, why not? saw him go down under flak
Last contact or conversation just prior to or at time of loss of plane: …
Was he injured? Killed
Where was he last seen? In shed at farmhouse
Any hearsay information: …
Any explanation of his fate based in part or wholly on supposition: started to bail out of maint door and couldn’t get the door open and about that time another burst of flak and he went down. I [illeg] toward him and the plane exploded throwing me back in the tail
Total number of missions of above crew member: 1
Dates and destinations if possible: Oct 7, 1944 some small place in SE Germany
all these crew members 7 were killed by flak and the explosion of our aircraft abut 1400 Oct 7, 1944. This takes place about 5 kilometer west and a little north of the Munster airfield.
I saw eight men (counted them) and recognized part of them (which ones I cannot remember) I was told by a german officer that these men were my crew membersand was asked to count and recognise them so I would know they were killed. Part of them were beyond recognition. LWB
Missing Air Crew Report Number 9355, National Archives, College Park, MD.