William Angelo Marcario

Military

Object Number - UPL 45703 - Group of enlisted men, most of which flew with the 388th BG: Standing left to right: S. Nevins, Mario J. Zumbolo (FE), Walter Scott Reed (WG),...

On a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, another B-17 from the 388th went out of control after being attacked by fighters and collided with B-17G 42-40054 which exploded and crashed SE of Emmen, Holland. Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-675160
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot/Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-672514
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Old 66/Lady Margaret
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Winged Fury
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Boomerang Barbara
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Brooklyn, New York, USA 25 February 1922

Other

POW

Tychowo, Poland 21 March 1944 Stalag Luft IV

Died

Bayville, NY 21 July 1997

Buried

Bayville, NY 24 July 1997 Bayville Cemetery Bayville, Nassau County, New York, USA

Other

Shot Down/Captured

Veenschapsweg, Schoonebeek, Netherlands 6 March 1944 His a/c was attacked by German fighters and collided with another B-17 in formation. Marcario was in the radio room when the aircraft blew up, thowing him clear
Brooklyn, NY 179 7th St

Revisions

Date8 Nov 2020 15:56:32
Sources

"Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Bishop & Hey

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:37
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 3092 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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