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2nd Lt Anthony A Alaimo 450BS, 322BG, 8AF, subsequently shot down to become POW #1514 and then post war Judge A A Alaimo.

Not officially having a middle name Anthony 'adopted' the A rather than enter NMI [No Middle Initial] on all USAAF paperwork !! The A later morphed to Alf !!!



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30 May 2017 15:12:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations