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J S Vasil


Shot down 19 May 1943 in B-17 # 41-24590. Result unknown.


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-24590

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-B] Presque Is 19/10/43; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; Missing in Action Kiel 19/5/43 with Harvey Kohler, Navigator: J. S. Vasil, Bombardier: Bill Jones (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Vic Plekavic, Flight engineer/top turret...


Date Contributor Update
21 November 2020 22:13:05 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Flagged as a "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2020 22:11:55 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:42 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor