Michael Louis Vlahos

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 45462 - 1st Lt Michael L Vlahos, 368BS, 306BG.

Assigned to 368BS, 308BG, 8AF USAAF. Dean Allen crew. 28 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Gelsenkirchen in B-17 42-97946 'Hard To Get' 26-Aug-44. Crashed at Budberg. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8464

Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 368th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-759675
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hard T Get
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 368th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Springfield, OH 1921-05-12 Son of Louis J and Katrina [Mitchell] Vlahos.

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Re-Interred Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Liege, Belgium Block D, Row 26, Grave 16

Died

Budberg, Germany 1944-08-26 Failed to Return (FTR) Gelsenkirchen in B-17 42-97946 'Hard To Get' 26-Aug-44. Crashed at Budberg. KIA MACR 8464

Based

Thurleigh 1944-08-26 Assigned to 368BS, 308BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted

Springfield, OH 1942-10-26 Springfield, Ohio

Other

Training

Keesler Field, Biloxi, MS 1943-02-27 Training at Keesler Field, Mississippi.

Other

Training

Memphis State College, Memphis, TN Training at Memphis State College, Memphis, Tennessee.

Other

Training

Ellington Field, Houston, TX Training at Ellington Field, TX.

Other

Specialist Training

Big Spring, TX Big Spring Flying School, Big Spring, Texas, class 43-18.

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