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Truman Armstrong Jr


Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 42-51355



  • William Aaron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 09/27/44 Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Oakland, CA, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 27 September 1944
Enlisted Fort Edward, New York, USA


Date Contributor Update
06 January 2020 03:03:41 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations

Added a connection to 8th AF.

Date Contributor Update
14 October 2015 12:07:16 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography, events and person associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Birsic, 2AD Roll of Honor ;
MACR 9393;
History of the 445th Bomb Group by Rudolph Birsic ;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:16 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 9393 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database