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Johannes Isaac Boom

Royal Dutch Navy. Dutch

Born  22 Jul 1920CuraƧao, Netherlands West Indies

Roster information listed for Johannes Isaac Boom

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CorillaMotor tankerPassenger2 Feb 1942U-751 (1)

Personal information

Student pilot in the Netherlands Naval Aviation Service (Marineluchtvaartdienst - MLD), en route to the UK for further training as passenger aboard Corilla. He survived the torpedo attack on the tanker and later safely arrived in the UK, only to return to Canada for flight training in late 1942. Johannes Isaac Boom eventually became an observer/navigator/bomb aimer on B-25 Mitchell bombers in No. 320 (Netherlands) Squadron RAF.


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