Paul L BassMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Shot down 4 February 1943 in B-17F 41-24544 'Pennsylvania Polka' while serving as Engineer/Top Turret Gunner Killed in Action (KIA).
Air Medal, Purple Heart
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Killed in Action (KIA)
|North Sea||1943-02-04||Killed when aircraft was shot down by German fighters and crashed into the North Sea. His remains have never been recovered.|
|Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Madingley Road, Coton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7PH, UK||Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery|
Lee Cunningham 27-Jan-2015. Added decorations and Commemoration event per American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) record; added KIA event per MACR 3557 & 4635; made connections to PLace and Mission within existing website data. Added crew position to Biography.
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3557 / MACR 3557, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 72 , WWII Monument web site / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database