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Julius W Aibavich

Military

Shot down 7 April 1945 in AC #4338868. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38868

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 30/9/45; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 13/10/44; over Plauen 26/3/45 Navigator: Jack Orshansky KIA; Missing in Action Parchim, Ger 7/4/45 with Bill Richardson, Co-pilot: Hjalmer Molner, Navigator: Bob Renaud,...

Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Connecticut
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 7 April 1945
Died 7 April 1945
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, MACR 13888 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13888 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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