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Pilot of 44-6133 2nd Lt Armand J. Ramacitti. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Cronis-Campbell, via Mitch Peeke.
Photo was taken by 2nd Lt Theodore "Teddy" Chronopolis during a training flight prior to leaving for England.

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Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Armand Ramacitti

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Zudausques mission in B-17 44-6133; Due to extensive Flak damage, A/C collided with 42-97942 and crashed at Allhallows-On-Sea, Kent. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6984 Awards: PH.

Aircraft

  • 44-6133

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 10/5/44; Hunter 19/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-Y] Kimbolton 8/6/44; on return from mission 19/6/44 with Armand Ramcitti, Co-pilot: Bill Hager, Navigator: Don Watson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Cecil Tognazzini...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 09:41:13 general ira snapsorter Changes to collection, caption, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image. Associated person. Associations added to person record.

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 07:44:09 madmitch56 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Jeanne Cronis-Campbell. Daughter of 2nd Lt Theodore "Teddy" Chronopolis, Bombardier on 44-6133, sole survivor of that aircraft's crew.

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