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Donald J Andreas

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Koenigshorst in B-17 #4338430

Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 548th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38430

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/8/44; Hunter 12/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned 548BS/385BG [GX-N] Gt Ashfield 8/9/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/10/44 with Don Andreas, Harry Swift, Mike Cangemi, Bob Quicksall (4 Killed in Action); Alvin Rosenthal, Abel Rebello,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 6 October 1944
Died 6 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9520 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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