Alonzo R Rice

Military

3 Feb 1945 B-17 44-6592 (Stardust) damaged by flak over Berlin. Pilot 2nd Lt. Ruckman flew damaged a/c behind Soviet lines and force landed at an airfield near Torun, Poland. Crew returned to duty in March 1945.

RTD Crashed near Berlin behind the Russian Lines on 3 Feb 45 and repaired plane and flew back to base. Plane was B-17 'Stardust' #446592

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Stardust
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

1945-02-03

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12154 / MACR 12154, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=… / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database