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Henry T Wrzesinski

Military

KIS in mid air collision over base while returning from Regenberg mission

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born 10 August 1919
Enlisted 4 September 1943
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried Illinois, USA

Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County IL. Section 20 Lot 286.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 13:31:50 usxpat Changes to biography, events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Findagrave memorial 126284000

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 17:21:08 usxpat Changes to service number, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Ancestry.com
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th BG history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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