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Albert L Heikkila


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


Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb 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


  • 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


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


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

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