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1Lt Victor Paul Vlahovich, Pilot on B17G 42-102429, 483rd Bomber Group... Michael was "Killed In Action" over the Ploesti Oil Complex, Romania during the war when his B17 was shot down by enemy flak.

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Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

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  • Victor Vlahovich

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Victor served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-17G #42-102429, 840th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He enlisted in the Army on July 2, 1940, prior to the war, at Fort Douglas, Utah. Victor was ...

Aircraft

  • 42-102429

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 18/3/44; Morrison 2/4/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 17/4/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 15/7/44 with Vic Vlahovich, Bellonio, Gusciora, Ryan, Navarro, Stewart, Fletcher, Watkins, Barton, Van Deren (10 Killed in...

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Date Contributor Update
11 October 2019 15:34:05 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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