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2nd Lt Joseph Ralph Woll, 744BS, 456BG.

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  • 456th Bomb Group

    456th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 456th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 14 May 1943. Activated on 1 Jun 1943. Trained with B-24's for duty overseas. Moved to Italy, Dec 1943-Jan 1944. Began combat with Fifteenth AF in Feb 1944, operating chiefly against strategic targets...

  • 744th Bomb Squadron

    744th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in January 1944, being assigned to Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy. ...

People

  • Joseph Woll

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 744BS, 456BG, 15 AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Shell Oil Refinery, Budapest with Ed Jones crew 2-Jul-44; attacked and mauled by Fw190‘s. Pilot signalled to abandon the crippled plane, A/C exploded. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6439 ...

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Date Contributor Update
11 June 2021 10:53:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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