Carlton A Josephson

Military
media-35077.jpeg UPL 35077 SSgt Carlton Josephson. Sunde crew. 381st BG, 535th BS.
Photo courtesy of the USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries website

USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries website

Object Number - UPL 35077 - SSgt Carlton Josephson. Sunde crew. 381st BG, 535th BS. Photo courtesy of the USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries website

LWG, Sunde crew. 381st BG, 535th BS. Former member of the 533rd BS. On board "Mission Belle" - #42-31097 - Shot down 1 December 1943 - Mission #46 to the chemical factory at Leverkusen, Germany. MACR 1661. Prisoner of War at Stalag Luft XV11B.

New Britain, CT

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32410832
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17065322 and O-739541
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35722592
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38168075
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32335119
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mission Belle
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag 17b, Krems an der Donau, Austria

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

New Britain, Connecticut, United States 15 April 1918

Enlisted

Hartford, Connecticut, United States 23 October 1942

Other

POW - Prisoner of War

Braunau - Gneixendorf, near Krems an der Donau, Austria 1 December 1943 interned at Stalag XVIIB (17B) in Braunau, near Krems, Austria

Died

Southington, Connecticut, United States 19 March 2001

Buried/ Commemorated

Saint Thomas Cemetery, Southington, Connecticut, United States

Revisions

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ContributorARowe95
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USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries website

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ContributorARowe95
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ARowe95

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Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
NARA WWII Enlistment and POW records;
MACR 1661;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
MACR 1661 ;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date
ContributorED-BB
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MACR 1661
NARA WWII Enlistment Records
NARA WWII POW records

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ContributorAAM
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Carlton A Josephson: Gallery (4 items)