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Albert L Heikkila

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4129479 'Big Bad Wolf. ' Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-29479 The Big Bad Wolf

    B-24 Liberator
    Initially assigned to 487th Bomb Group, 838th Bomb Sqdn; transferred to 448th Bomb Group, 715th Bomb Sqdn in April 1944

Events

Event Location Date
Born Coleraine, Minnesota, USA
Evaded Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4488 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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