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Ladislao C Castro

Military

On 8 Mar 1944, B-24 #41-29172 'Lucky Strike' was hit by flak over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR and on the return flight and crashed SW of Abbeville, FR after the crew baled out. Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Austin, Texas, USA
Evaded Austria 18 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3404 / MACR 3404, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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