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Gerald J Kathol

Military

Shot down at Archfeild on Kassel mission in B-24 #4250340 POW at Stalag 9C Survived the war.

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hartington, NE USA
Prisoner of War (POW) 27 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2016 21:18:45 katsrdking Changes to events
Sources

Kassel Mission Historical Society

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2016 21:16:07 katsrdking Changes to surname and biography
Sources

Kassel mission Historical society

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9389 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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