Truman Armstrong Jr

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 42-51355

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51681) of the 453rd Bomb Group flies in formation with a fellow Liberator of the 453rd and and a pathfinder Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via Alan Rowsell.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 703rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11072501
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator, Top Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 703rd Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Fort Edward, New York, USA

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 27 September 1944

Born

Oakland, CA, USA

Revisions

Date6 Jan 2020 03:03:41
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to unit associations
Sources

Added a connection to 8th AF.

Date14 Oct 2015 12:07:16
ChangesChanges to service number, biography, events and person associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Birsic, 2AD Roll of Honor ;
MACR 9393;
History of the 445th Bomb Group by Rudolph Birsic ;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date27 Sep 2014 18:26:16
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9393 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database