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Samuel Salat

Military

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

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

  • 42-50790 Little King

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-51909 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

Events

Event Location Date
Born 25 January 1919
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1944
Buried Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA

Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: H, 9002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 17:03:50 usxpat Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 82597938
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Supplement / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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