T/Sgt Louis A. Zakaib enlisted in Huntington, West Virginia on 19 January 1943.
He entered the U.S. Army as a Private. He completed 1 year of college and was single with dependents.
Was on his 12 combat mission when he was killed. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War. Target was again an airfield. 36 planes were dispatched. 35 bombed the primary target, dropping 100 tons, and one plane failed to bomb. 35 Credit Sorties. Score: Very good. One plane was lost to Flak on this mission.
Killed in Action (KIA) 5 August 1944 in 41-29557 'Shadrach'.
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After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...
B-24H 41-29557 E/L "Shadrach". Missing in Action Flak believed near Vagdeburg. Crashed at Wesermunde with 7BS. Pilot: Terry. Missing Air Crew Report #7697. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War.
||Fortville, Indiana, USA
|Killed in action
||5 August 1944