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Karl A Truesdell Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (95th Bomb Group)

Aircraft

  • 42-97683

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/1/44; 1SAG Langley 7/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-M] Horham 8/4/44; lead ship t/o from Poltava, Russia for shuttle mission to Italy (Op Frantic IV) target Szolnok Afd, Hungary18/9/44 with Capt Jim Miller, Co-pilot:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York City, New York 14 May 1908
Returned Hungary 19 September 1944
Died 22 August 1978

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2018 12:42:15 general ira snapsorter Changes to firstname, service number, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45;
- MACR 10201 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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