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Tzolag A Aaronian

Military

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 killed when his parachute failed to open. He was misidentified as a Canadian Flyer and his remains were recovered by an RAF graves recovery team in Sept 1947.

Air Medal, Purple Heart

Service

People

  • Joseph Andruskiewicz

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Raymond Govus

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Carlos Hagvall

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 FEb 45 in B-24 'Win, My Little Lady' #4295088

  • Leo Mercer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 fEb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Bruno Salazar

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 18 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, My Little Lady' #4295088

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

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 1919
Killed in Action (KIA) Krefeld, Germany 19 February 1945
Buried

Plot A Row 44 Grave 7

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2015 15:13:15 Emily Changes to events
Sources

Added location of grave in the Ardennes American Cemetery to Buried event.

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2015 14:41:44 Deemax Changes to events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=aaronian&GSfn=tzol...

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2014 22:38:33 Deemax Changes to person associations
Sources

USAAF MACR#:12430
National Archives and Records Administration. World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: World War II Prisoners of War Data File [Archival Database]; Records of World War II Prisoners of War, 1942-1947; Records of the Office of the Provost Marshal General, Record Group 389; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2014 21:23:52 Deemax Changes to events
Sources

USAAF MACR#:12430

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2014 21:17:49 Deemax Changes to events
Sources

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births [1916–1970]. Volumes 92–160, 162, 168, 175, 212– 213. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births, Corrections and Additions, 1929. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births, Corrections and Additions, 1944. 2 volumes. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births, Corrections and Additions, 1962. 3 volumes. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births, Corrections and Additions, 1965. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births, Corrections and Additions, 1968. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2014 21:06:04 Deemax Changes to awards
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American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12430 / MACR 12430/ Addition data from 1st cousin George D. Kasparian / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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