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Patsy Alicandro


Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-17 #42-37883, Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-37883

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 412BS/390BG [FC-H] Framlingham 10/11/43; Missing in Action Bremen 20/12/43 with Frank Hoffman, Radio Operator: Dan Lempka (2 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bob McBreen, Navigator: John Crowley,...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Clairton, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Near Krems Austria 20 December 1943

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15


Date Contributor Update
11 November 2021 16:30:10 jmoore43 Changes to service number, events and place associations

Added POW Camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag 17B per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2020 03:48:52 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:04 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1729 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database