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Clarence C Hagler


Assigned Dec 1944. KLD. On Jan 29, 1945 Bielefeld mission: Philiprovitch's plane flew across the path of Lt. George Peretti's plane. The port wing struck in the middle of the fuselage. Philipovitch's plane exploded and the other plane split in half.


Units served with


  • 44-6137 The Abortion Queen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 12/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 2/6/44; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-J] Snetterton 3/6/44; damaged in slight mid-air collision with a P-47 over Halstead, Essex on a training mission, but returned to...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

  • North Lopham, Norfolk

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born 3 April 1925
Died North Lopham, Diss, Norfolk IP22, UK 29 January 1945
Buried Gilmer, TX, USA

Gilmer City Cemetery
Upshur County
Texas, USA


Date Contributor Update
03 April 2015 15:46:16 usxpat Changes to biography, events, place associations and aircraft associations

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:14 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Sup; Snetterton Falcons, pg 218, 224-226 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia