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Armando J Sinibaldo

Military

35 missions

AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

1st Lieutenant Armando J. Sinibaldo was born in Chicago, Illinois. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 and became a navigator. He joined the 91st Bomb Group in 323 Squadron, and flew 35 missions, including such B­17's as 'Nine-O-Nine,' 'General Ike' and 'Outhouse Mouse.' He completed his missions one week before the 91st experienced 'Massacre at Merseburg.' He has the a DFC and Air Medal with four OLC's.

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38379 Margie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/44; Hunter 5/8/44; Dow Fd 20/8/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG Framlingham 2/9/44; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-O] Bassingbourn 10/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; Reconstruction...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Ill 28 April 1922
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2018 19:07:44 GAYLE Changes to biography and unit associations
Sources

daughter.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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