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Leo O Mercer Jr

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 fEb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

Service

People

  • Tzolag Aaronian

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Krefeld in B-24 Win, My Little Lady #4295088. The 9 man crew bailed at around 2200 feet altitude over Sevelen, Germany while trying to reach allied lines around 15 miles NW of Krefeld. 8 of the crew were captured. Tzolag was...

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cordele, Georgia

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12430

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