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Pasquale M Pellicci

Military

Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

"You should know that in April of 1945 when the soldiers from the War Department came to notify Angela [Pat's wife] of Pat's death, it was their wedding anniversary. I believe their daughter was 2 months old. An hour after they left, Angela received a dozen roses that Pat had made previous arrangements for her to receive. What a "class act". I wish I could have known him." Letter from Jim McCabe, source noted.

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Events

Event Location Date
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 17:42:02 usxpat Changes to firstname and place associations
Sources

http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 16:50:32 usxpat Changes to nickname, service number, biography, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.usaafdata.com/
https://sites.google.com/site/ourcarolinafamily/Home/memoirs-of-an-immig...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th BG/history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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