Blanton Keller

Capt. Blanton S. Keller

Capt. Keller joined the 118th as a replacement pilot while it was stationed at Liuchow, China (15SEPT-07NOV 1944). Shot down December 22, 1944 while on a mission targeting Tien Ho Airdrome (MACR 10955). Bailed out near Tsungfa, China. Returned to Namyung, China on January 6, 1945. Capt. Keller served as the operations officer after rejoining the squadron.

Chinese medals and wings of Capt. Keller.