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August Altese


Assigned to 352BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 352nd Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Lucera

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born Detroit, MI 1 February 1922

Son of Paul and Mary [Gervasi] Altese.

Enlisted Ann Arbor, MI 13 May 1942
Based Lucera 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 352BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Died Marshall, MI 26 July 2016
Buried Fernwood Cemetery, Gladstone, MI August 2016

Fernwood Cemetery
Delta County, MI


Date Contributor Update
28 December 2018 14:40:54 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations