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Carmine Gerard DiManno

Military

Shot down 29-Apr-44 in B-24 41-28754 'Tell Me More. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Carl Hitchcock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4128754 'Tell Me More. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28754 Tell Me More

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 787BS, 466BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Berlin. Forced down, crash landed Apeldourn, Netherlands. 29-Apr-44 10 x POW. MACR 4447.

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • Stalag Luft IV

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Connecticut, USA 7 July 1923
Enlisted Hartford, CT, USA 29 December 1942
Shot down/Crash Landed/Captured Apeldoorn, Netherlands 29 April 1944

Shot down 29-Apr-44 in B-24 41-28754 'Tell Me More'. POW.

Prisoner of War (POW) Tychowo, Poland 29 April 1944 – May 1945

Stalag Luft IV.

Died 1 May 1977
Buried Manchester, CT, USA 5 May 1977

East Cemetery
Manchester, Connecticut

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 June 2017 10:31:51 general ira snapsorter Changes to role and place associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 4447 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
15 September 2016 01:30:50 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=59242

Date Contributor Update
15 September 2016 01:29:31 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, person associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.interment.net/Default.htm
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=2384111
http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=59242

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2016 14:51:46 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28645059

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4447

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