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Dominic P Acquaro

Military

Dominic Acquaro was a member of the maintenance crew for B-17 42-37776, LADY DREW, 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37776 LADY DREW

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 25/8/43; Gr Island 19/9/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 18/10/43; 1 BAD 23/10/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-R] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; then 486BG Sudbury 16/7/44; retUS 21/3/45; 1103 BU Morrison 16/4/45; Reconstruction Finance...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY, USA 1920
Enlisted Governors Island, New York, NY, USA 21 July 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2017 02:26:23 bombercommand Changes to media associations
Sources

http://www.384thbombgroup.com/

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2015 15:19:57 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com
NARA Enlisted Data Base

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=a...

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