George W Halzel

Military

Assigned to 718BS, 449BG, 15AF USAAF. 2 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Mostar, Yugo 14-Jan-44 in B-24 41-28606; A/C hit by bombs form A/C above. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 2070



Awards: PH.

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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: 449th Bomb Group 718th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-749699
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: White Fang
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 718th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Fort Devens, MA 3 February 1942 Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Died

Mostar, Yugoslavia 14 January 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Mostar, Yugo 14-Jan-44 in B-24 41-28606; A/C hit by bombs form A/C above. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 2070

Born

Suffolk County, MA NoK: Wife Marian Halzel.

Buried/ Commemorated

New York New York

Based

Grottaglie 14 January 1944 Assigned to 718BS, 449BG, 15AF USAAF.
Loudon County, TN Entered service from Loudon County, Tennessee