Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
As 1st Lieutenant, "Al" Algorri served as Navigator on B-17 I'ce Cold Katie', completing 35 missions from June to December 1944. After the war, he went on to serve in Korea and Vietnam, moving up to a rank of Lt Colonel.
Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...
Part of 94th Bomb Group.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 4/7/44; Kearney 14/7/44; Grenier 20/7/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-J] Rougham 22/7/44; transferred 379BG Kimbolton 23/7/44; 457BG Glatton 24/4/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 1/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/7/45;...
|Born||Del Rio, CA||4 September 1921|
|Died||Orange County, FL||9 July 1997|
Florida National Cemetery
|11 May 2020 01:02:17||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C model number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|01 September 2015 12:32:00||usxpat||Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations|
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