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Salvatore Bozzette

Military

Radio operator, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. T/Sgt Bozzette was a former ground crew member who took gunnery training on base. He had 17 missions prior to joining the Clore crew. Buried in the Cambridge AMC.

Service

People

  • Cecil Clore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Pilot, Clore crew. "B" Flight Commander. 381st BG, 534th BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Originally buried with the entire crew at Cambridge...

  • Marvin Dille

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Bombardier, Clore crew. Original crew member. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Originally buried in the Cambridge AMC. ...

  • Hamed Howard

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Muslim-American. Son of Syrian immigrants. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. ...

  • Richard Ingmire

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    TG, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Buried in the Cambridge AMC. Original member of the Clore crew. Indiana

  • John Newell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Co-pilot, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Original member of the Clore crew. Possibly on his 25th mission....

  • Harold Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    RWG, Clore crew. Original member of the Winter, D crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Originally buried in the Cambridge AMC....

  • Richard Streicher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    BTG, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Originally a member of the Winter, D crew with approximately 12 missions....

  • Walter Trainer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    ETTG, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS, 8th AF. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. T/Sgt Trainer was a former ground crew member who took gunnery training on...

  • Ralph Waldman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Navigator, Clore crew. 381st BG, 532nd BS. Formerly from the 534th BS. Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed shortly after TO near Hedingham on mission #56 to Kiel, Germany in B-17G #42-31278 'Mix Master'. Originally buried in the Cambridge AMC. ...

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 532nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31278 Mix Master

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/10/43; Gr Island 29/10/43; Memphis 5/11/43; Assigned 532BS/381BG [VE-A] Ridgewell 20/12/43; crashed on take off 2m Kiel 4/1/44 with Cecil Clore, Co-pilot: John Newell, Navigator: Ralph Waldman, Bombardier: Marvin Dille, Flight...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 174

    4 January 1944
    The port area of Kiel, Germany and the railroad marshalling yards at Munster, Germany are the Primary targets of this Mission which is organised as two elements: one going to Kiel and the other to Munster. Roger A. Freeman begins to designate aircraft...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Jersey 20 April 1923
Died 4 January 1944
Buried 6 January 1944

Plot F
Row 6
Grave 12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2018 00:00:33 ARowe95 Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, 381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999, Roll of Honor, 8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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