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George Joseph Dancisin

Military

Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew a total of 35 missions on B-17 'Full House' 42-97797.

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x battle stars).

Service

People

  • Alyre Comeau

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Albert Keeler

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gordon Langford

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Leo Makelky

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Shuttle to Russia-2nd. 35 combat missions from 4 April to 25 August 1944. Flew on Full House (42-97797) for 29 of 35 completed missions. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Russia VM/ 3 PUC

  • Raymond Rich

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert Rogers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Foster Sherwood

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Laurence Stevens

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 2nd Shuttle to Russia Aug 44. Combat-35 missions (04 Apr-25 Aug 44). B-17 42-97797 'Full House'. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), Russia Victory Medal, 3 DUC, WWII Victory, EAME. 5 Seagulls

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3400 'The Gremlin's Sweetheart'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 7/6/43; Dow Fd 16/7/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-D] Horham 3/8/43; 336BS [ET-D]; with R.L. Yuenger force landed Ford ex-Stuttgart 6/9/43;Tail gunner: D.E. Williams [wia 26/11/43; 48m, Salvaged 21/6/45. THE GREMLIN'S SWEETHEART.

  • 42-97232 'G.I. Issue' 'Government Property' 'Sandy's Refueling Boys'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Horham 12/3/44 GOVERNMENT PROPERTY; 88m, Missing in Action Stuttgart 16/12/44 with Harry Coffman, Co-pilot: Len Beadle, Navigator: Tom Reid, Bombardier: Neil Vediner...

  • 42-97797 'Full House'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/2/44; Kearney 18/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-H] Horham 8/4/44; transferred 336BS, (ET–H); 49m. ...

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bayonne, NJ 23 September 1921

Son of Michael and Anna Dancisin.

Enlisted Newark, NJ 1 July 1942

Newark, New Jersey

Based Horham 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 16 January 1978
Buried Arlington Memory Gardens Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK 19 January 1978

Arlington Memory Gardens
Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2021 08:20:59 Al_Skiff Changes to biography
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38508434/george-joseph-dancisin

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2021 18:00:28 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2021 17:32:16 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/674758300
https://www.fold3.com/image/207068276
https://www.fold3.com/record/15894048/george-dancisin-social-security-de...
https://www.fold3.com/record/83565256/george-j-dancisin-wwii-army-enlist...
https://www.fold3.com/record/619623859/george-dancisin-1921-veterans-aff...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38508434/george-joseph-dancisin

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2021 18:52:23 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2015 12:18:54 Lucy May Changes to nickname, highest rank, biography and media associations
Sources

Brought information from a duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / book Bomber Command page 118

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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