Cozad, Nebraska


Hans Chorpenning was from Cozad, Nebraska and the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Charpenning. During the war he was an Army Aviation Lieutenant. He died on the 12th of June 1944 in a plane crash in the English Channel.

Branch of Service

Army Air Force



Military Occupational Specialty

Pilot or Crew Member

Death Date


Original Source Location

UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 3

Additional Information

Additional information available in the 1946 Blue and Gold yearbook, viewable at http://library.unk.edu/archives/ . If you'd like to schedule a visit to view these materials in person, or if you'd like to submit additional information, please contact us.

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Hans Charpenning death announcement (image format)



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