August Altese

Military

Object Number - UPL 56080 - August Altese, Navigator - 301st and 442nd Bomb Groups

Assigned to 352BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. 25 x Combat missions.

Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, American Campaign, EAME (4 x Battle Star).

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 447th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Milk Wagon
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Detroit, MI 1922-02-01 Son of Paul and Mary [Gervasi] Altese.

Enlisted

Ann Arbor, MI 1942-05-13 Ann Arbor, Michigan

Based

Lucera Assigned to 352BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Died

Marshall, MI 2016-07-26

Buried

Fernwood Cemetery Gladstone, Delta County, MI Fernwood Cemetery Gladstone, Delta County, Michigan

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