George D Giovannini

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 35079 - Lt George Giovannini. Sunde crew. KIA Noxon crew. 381st BG, 535th BS. Photo courtesy of the USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries website

Co-pilot, Noxon crew. Original member of the Sunde crew. 381st BG, 535th BS, 8th AF. Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-31111 "Four Aces-Pat Hand". Mission #46 to the chemical plant at Leverkusen, Germany. MACR 1659. Killed in Action (KIA). The aircraft left formation just after the bomb run and was thought to be lost over the sea. Tablets of the Missing at the Netherlands AMC.

Santa Rosa, CA

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Units served with

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 10601050
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735295
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32401810
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37090910
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2044881
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Four Aces, Pat Hand
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Missions

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Santa Rosa, California

Died

1943-12-01

Buried

Tablets of the Missing

Revisions

Date7 Sep 2018 04:38:40
ContributorARowe95
Sources

USAAF Class Book project ABMC American Cemeteries website

Date14 Dec 2017 02:05:51
ContributorARowe95
Sources

ARowe95

Date13 Dec 2017 23:46:54
ContributorARowe95
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ARowe95

Date11 Dec 2017 10:02:44
ContributorLucy May
Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:40
ContributorAAM
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 1659 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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