Earl Wayne Brawninger

Military

Object Number - UPL 55706 - 2nd Lt Earl Brawninger.

Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. Force landed in Romania in B-24 42-64500 after mechanical difficulties 11-Jun-44; released after Romania capitulated in Aug-44. Prisoner of War (POW)

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13028086
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33459201
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dazzlin Dutchess and the Ten Dukes
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Detroit, MI 1921-07-27 Son of Henry J Brawninger and Nina Mitchell.
Lisbon, OH

Died

Youngstown, OH 1988-03-22

Based

San Giovanni 1944-06-11 Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Romania 1944-06-11 Prisoner of War (POW). Held in No.13 POW camp Romania.

Other

Force landed POW

Piatra, Romania 1944-06-11

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