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Louis L Cerkas


POW Crashed at Klosterholz on 10/7/44 in B-17 'Marzi Doats' #42102454. German fighter shot down Anglen's plain "Mairzi Doats" - the crew parachuted safely and wounded Bombardier, Cerkas was hospitalized.


Units served with


  • 42-102454 Marzi Doats

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 24/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-T] Snetterton 6/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with George Anglen, Co-pilot: Pat Calvarese, Navigator: Carl Friedman, Bombardier: Lou Cerkas, Flight...


Event Location Date
Born Evanston, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 7 October 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:17 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9353 / MACR 9353; Snetterton Falcons, pg 196, 200 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database