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Thaddeus William Tedrowe

Military

Service

People

  • Jerome Leve

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #41-29353. Crashed at Doilnissen, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Irvin Mintz

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Alfred Orlando

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

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Missions

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 14 April 1920
Enlisted Indianapolis, IN 10 November 1941

Fort Benjamin Harrison

Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 11 April 1944 – 15 May 1945
Lived in Ballast Point, Tampa, FL 33611, USA 1966
Died Tampa, FL, USA 30 June 1998

Thaddeus William Tedrowe, was a decorated World War II bomber pilot and a prisoner of war. After receiving his MBA from the University of South Florida, Thaddeus taught accounting and finance courses at Saint Leo in the late ’60s and early ’70s, and later became the head of the school’s business division. He was instrumental in making the Saint Leo military education program a reality at the Avon Park Bombing Range in 1973 and later at MacDill Air Force Base. After retiring in 1981, he regularly visited colleagues at the school and would fly his ultra-light plane into the Bowl to deliver his yearly donation

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2020 23:54:38 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=1742691&...

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2017 20:45:57 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations and mission associations
Sources

http://wwii-pows.mooseroots.com/l/112675/Thaddeus-W-Tedrowe
http://spirit.saintleo.edu/2016/04/a-lasting-legacy/

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 04:20:30 466thHistorian Changes to surname
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3839 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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