Eugene P Grilli

Military

Shot down 7 May 1944 in B-17 #4231235 'Goin' Dog. ' Prisoner of War (POW).



POW

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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

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31235) nicknamed 'Goin' Dog' of the 384th Bomb Group takes off for a mission. A censor has obscured the triangle P and serial number on the aircraft's tail. Image stamped on reverse: 'Sport and General.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 24 April 1944.' [stamp] and '313357.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Back from Berlin. Crews of US Fortress Station returning from the Berlin raid which took place recently. 34320. A Fortress takes off- destination Berlin
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Goin Dog
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Rochester, New York, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 7 May 1944

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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4811 / MACR 4811, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=… / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database