39th Bomb Group (VH)



purplhrt.gif [The Purple  Heart]

airmedal.gif [The Air Medal]


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2nd Lt Jim A. McCandless
Radar Operator

2nd Lt Jim A. McCandless
Courtesy of Timothy Pinson
Great Nephew

Entered the Service from: Texas
Died: April 28, 1945
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii

Timothy Pinson would like to hear from anyone who may have known his great uncle he can be reached at:

If anyone has any additional information about Jim McCandless or a member of his crew please contact

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Source: American Battle Monuments Commission War Dead Database, Timothy Pinson