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Elias P Bacha


Participated in the Frantic Joe mission to USSR. His parents were from Russia and he was fluent in the language.


Units served with

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 653rd Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:49 AAM AAM ingest

Aerial Intelligence of the 8th Air Force, pg 50, 52 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia