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More About Second Lieutenant Schanen
While at the university, Second Lieutenant Schanen was a member and served as president of Delta Tau Delta. He received a B.A. in 1939 and an L.L.B in 1941. Before enlisting he had a brief career as a lawyer and was interested in air law.
He was initially trained to be a pilot but was later transferred to the study of navigation. He received his wings April 1, 1943. For the next two months he was involved in training flights over the United States of America.
2d Lt. Schanen was killed in action on his 26th birthday. At the time he was stationed in England, and was a navigator on the Flying Fortress "Ascend Charley."