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S/Sgt Eugene S Budzbanowski 563BS,388BG , 8AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron


  • Eugene Budzbanowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Warnemunde in B-17 42-107076; Hit by flak, crashed into sea seven miles SE of Nykobing, near Boto, Denmark. 9-Apr-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3656 Awards: AM, PH.


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