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Norman F Acido

Military

Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7709 'Maid of Tin', on route to Kiel, Germany. Plane crashed into Baltic. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Francisco, California, USA 1920

Mother Mercedes.

Enlisted San Francisco, California 26 October 1941
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 5 January 1944
Died 5 January 1944

Listed as Missing in Action.

Buried Cambridge American Cemetery

Listed on The Tablets of the Missing.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2020 15:01:23 Andycole0 Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

American Battle Monument's Commission www.abmc.gov
The National Archives and Records Administration.
Find a Grave.com
Ancestry.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2515 / MACR 2515, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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