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Raymond Govus

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...

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 Campgaw, New Jersey, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 19 February 1945
Died 10 May 2000
Buried Florence, South Carolina

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12430 / MACR 12430/20n / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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