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Joseph J Amanna

Military

Shot down 7 May 1944 in B-17 #423324 'Rikki Tikki Tavi. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-3324 "RIKKI TIKI TAVI"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned (F-9 photo-recon) 339BS/96BG [QJ-H] Andrews Fd 5/6/43 GEORGIA PEACH; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Berlin 7/5/44 with Neil Behrens, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carroll Taylor (2 Prisoner...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York City, New York
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 7 May 1944
Died 7 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4565 / MACR 4565; Snetterton Falcons, pg 133 & 145 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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