Paul Hatalsky

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Object Number - UPL 23709 - This picture was taken at Ardmore Airforce Base Oklahoma 1944 before beginning posted to England. It contains eight members of the crew of B17...

S/Sgt Paul Hatalsky born 1917 Pennsylvania, enlisted 1941 Detroit Michigan and served as a waist gunner with the 860th Bomb Squadron of the 493rd Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Debach, England. On 20 February 1945, he was Killed in Action (KIA) when B-17 43-38568 crashed in the River Deben at Ramsholt, Suffolk. He is buried in the Cambridge American Cemetery, Nr Cambridge England - Plot A Row 3 Grave 24

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Units served with

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Davey II
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron 863rd Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Buried

Plot A Row 3 Grave 24

Died

1945-02-20

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Entered service from

Michigan, USA Exact date not yet known

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Date30 Jan 2017 16:33:41
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Date24 Aug 2016 14:50:37
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:05
ContributorAAM
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ABMC, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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