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Joseph E Chassaing Jr

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5915 'Cash & Carrie', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5915 Cash & Carrie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 7/5/43; Denver 14/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action (11m) Munster 10/10/43 with Bob McGuire, Co-pilot: Glenn Oster, Navigator: Albt Drouhard,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born St Louis, Missouri, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Austria 10 October 1943

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2020 04:00:25 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2020 03:54:57 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so one dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2020 21:50:13 jmoore43 Changes to surname, middlename and suffix
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 860 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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