An Airman who served with 555th Bombardment Squadron, 386th Bombardment Group, 9th Bomber Command, during World War II was accounted for Jan. 22, 2018. Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. John H. Canty was one of eight crewmembers aboard a B-26 Maurader on a nighttime bombing mission from Easton Lodge-Essex, England, against targets near Caen, France. His B-26 was shot down in France on June 22, 1944. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) relies on partnerships with agencies around the world and takes teams to locations to excavate crash and burial sites. For more information about DPAA, visit the DPAA website, or find DPAA on Facebook, or call 703-699-1420.
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