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Joseph A Capo


Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 67th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-23779 '4Q2'

    B-24 Liberator
    A/C flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...


Event Location Date
Born Nelsonville, Ohio
POW Buchy, France 14 January 1944

Became a Prisoner of War

Possible birth location New Brighton, PA, USA

Paul Andrews' Project Bits and Pieces has him down as born in PA.


Date Contributor Update
14 August 2015 23:15:53 Jenny Changes to biography and events

Amalgamated information from duplicate record: MACR 2262 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:03 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2362, 8th AF Losses