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Emanuel P Agnello


Hit by flack on 17 January 1945 on mission over Hamburg . Killed in Action (KIA).

In Memoriam

'In memory of Emanuel P Agnello of Rochester, NY, bombardier in our crew (452nd BG, 731st Sq. from Deopham Green, near Attleborough) who was killed over Hamburg on January 17, 1945. Of the crew, (Pilot Cyril J Stock) three of us survive, Dominic J Papa, of Beverly, MA (Ball Turret), Sheldon Shuey (waist gunner).'
Remembered by John C Taylor, Bloomfield, CT.


Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 731st Bomb Squadron


  • 44-8634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 9/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 6/12/44; Bombardier: Lt Emanuel Agnello Killed in ActionHamburg 17/1/45; Missing in Action Kaltenkirchen 7/4/45 with Dabney Sharp, Co-pilot: Capt Doug Anderson, Navigator:...


Event Location Date
Born Rochester, New York 8 June 1922
Died 17 January 1945
Buried Cambridge, Rochester, New York


Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 14:52:38 Emily Changes to firstname and memoriam

John C Taylor, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:04 AAM AAM ingest

1999 Unit Roster, Roll of Honor/Brother / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia