The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
Shot down by fighters into Baltic Sea on 6/20/44 in B-24 #44-40112, Killed in Action (KIA).
Flak Happy crashed in Sweden on 20 June 1944 on a mission to Politz, after being hit by enemy fire. ...
|Born||Pittsburgh, Kansas, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Baltic Sea||20 June 1944|
|Died||20 June 1944|
|12 May 2020 01:38:20||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:18:07||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7074 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database