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Clifford E Magnuson

Military

Was Pilot of B-17 "Sad Sack", Serial 42-29584, lost on the 18 March 1944 mission to Villaorba, Italy. Evaded capture with help of Yugoslav partisans.

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People

  • Raymond Horne Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    Was Navigator on B-17 "Sad Sack", Serial 42-29584, lost on the 18 March 1944 mission to Villaorba, Italy. Made prisoner of War (POW). Interned at Stalag Luft 3, Sagan, Poland.

  • Theodore Lauterbach

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    Was Co-Pilot of B-17 "Sad Sack", Serial 42-29584, lost on the 18 March 1944 mission to Villaorba, Italy. Evaded capture with help of Yugoslav partisans.

  • Laurence Meidl

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret gunner | 2nd Bomb Group
    Laurence Meidl was killed in Action on 18 March 1944, on a mission to Villaorba, Italy, while flying as Ball Turret gunner on B-17 Flying Fortress 42-29584. It was Laurence's 40th mission with the 2nd Bomb Group/429th Bomb Squadron. He had flown his...

Aircraft

  • 42-29584 Sad Sack

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/1/43; Salina 23/1/43; Morrison 10/3/43; Assigned 429BS/2BG Navarin 19/3/43; (2m) Missing in Action Villaorba airfield, Italy, 18/3/44 with Pilot Clifford E. Magnuson; Co-pilot: Theodore G. Lauterbach; Flight engineer/top turret...

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Date Contributor Update
15 July 2015 15:36:21 ED-BB Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography and aircraft associations
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MACR 3253

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