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Jack Lester Bogusch

Military

Shot down flak and crashed near Tubbergen, Holland on a mision to Genshagen near Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-24H 41-29286. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 250

    6 March 1944
    The industrial areas of Berlin and Genshagen, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. A combined force of 730 heavy bombers are despatched from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Air Divisions. The despatch from 3rd Air Division bombs Targets of Opportunity in...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jersey City , New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 6 March 1944
Buried Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 December 2016 15:33:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events and mission associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- MACR 3346, ;
- Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces ;
- Page 273 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3346 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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