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Raymond Richard Baldridge

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down at Langholz on 8/6/44 in B-24 #4251104

POW

Service

People

  • Mauro Della Selva

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down at Langholz on 8/6/44 in B-24 #4251104 POW

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 714th 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 Houston, Texas, USA 16 December 1924
Enlisted Houston, Texas 9 February 1943
Died Huntington, Texas 14 May 1994

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2019 22:50:49 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=60901&h=3482272...

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=7139152

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8291 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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