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SSGT Eugene Andrew Lascotte
Nose Gunner
John Crouchley Crew
485BG - 828th BS
Shot down over Bulgaria 28 June 1944



  • 485th Bomb Group

    485th Bomb Group

    The wing was originally constituted as the 485th Bombardment Group (Heavy) and activated on 20 September 1943.[6] Its original squadrons were the newly activated 828th, 829th, and 830th Bombardment Squadrons, which were joined a few days later by the...

  • 828th Bomb Squadron

    828th Bomb Squadron

    Activated as a B-24 Liberator squadron in late 1943. assigned to II Bomber Command for training in B-24 Liberators. Primarily trained in Nebraska and received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in March 1944. ...


  • Eugene Lascotte

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner
    Assigned to 828BS, 485BG, 15AF USAAF. 24 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Bucharest, Romania in B-24 42-52701 28-Jun-44; Shot down by E/A, baled out Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6820/8339 Awards: DFC, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.


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