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Bernard J Capella

Military

Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    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...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Interned (INT) Austria 18 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3409 / MACR 3409, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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