Frank Tony Lusic

Military
media-18331.jpeg UPL 18331 Waist gunner Staff Sergeant Frank Lusic, poses in front of B-17F-55-BO 42-29524 'Meathound' of 306th Bomb Group, 423rd Bomb Squadron. 1943.

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Object Number - UPL 18331 - Waist gunner Staff Sergeant Frank Lusic, poses in front of B-17F-55-BO 42-29524 'Meathound' of 306th Bomb Group, 423rd Bomb Squadron. 1943.

Assigned to 327BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down on 6-Sep-43 in B-17 42-30000. Prisoner of War (POW).

 

Awards: AM (2OLC), POW, EAME, WWII Victory.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 92nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 327th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-730351
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 327th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag 7a, Moosburg

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Gladstone, Michigan 16 March 1921 Born Gladstone, Michigan

Enlisted

Chicago, Illinois 19 May 1942 Enlisted Chicago, Illinois

Prisoner of war

Prisoner of War (POW)

Stalag VIIA, Moosburg, Austria 6 September 1943 - 1 May 1945 Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11)

Other

Discharged

12 February 1946

Died

West Allis, Wisconsin 2 September 1977 Died West Allis, Wisconsin

Buried/ Commemorated

Fernwood Cemetery Gladstone, Michigan 5 July 1977 Interred Fernwood Cemetery Gladstone, Michigan

Revisions

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Copied the "Summary biography" from another of his crew.

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Added S/N and POW camp info from WW2 POW records at the National Archives.

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Added a connection to 8th AF.

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AAM Photo

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MACR 741 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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