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Anthony R Cassani

Military

Crashed near Unterweit on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29117 'Lady Marie'. Prisoner of War (POW).

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

  • 41-29117 Lady Marie

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 "LADY MARIE" SHOT DOWN OVER GERMANY ON 24 FEB 1944 ...

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

  • Stalag VII-A

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakland, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2017 15:43:53 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=51726

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2555, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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