Herbert Blakeslee was from Eddyville, Nebraska. He attended the Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney from 1942 to 1943 and completed 27 credit hours. He was killed when a transport plane crashed near Brunning Air Field near the Nebraska/South Dakota border. He was killed along with 28 other men, 24 of whom were pilots in the Army.
Branch of Service
Army Air Force
Military Occupational Specialty
Original Source Location
UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Envelope 3
"Herbert Allen Blakeslee" (1944). World War II Casualties. 3.