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Langnehs, Bonnie L. (P2, C3, L13)

First Lieutenant Bonnie L. Langnehs, 23, of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, died on 9 June 1944 in France while serving with the Company C of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. He is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Langnehs joined Battery F of the 138th Field Artillery of the Kentucky National Guard in October 1940 as a private. He was inducted into federal active duty with his unit in December 1940. In October 1941 was relieved from active duty and returned to state status and was assigned to the state detachment of the active National Guard of Kentucky. At some point he returned to federal active duty with the Army Air Corps. He listed his civilian occupation as laborer. His awards and decorations include a Purple Heart.

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