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Anthony J Petrowski

Military

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7141

Awards: AM(OLC), PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME

Service

People

  • Richard Luebke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7141. Awards: AM (4OLC), PH.

Units served with

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6189

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 25/5/44; Hunter 20/6/44; Dow Fd 30/6/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 9/7/44; Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf 26/7/44 with Rich Luebke, Co-pilot: Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Darling (3 Killed in Action); Navigator:...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Garden City Park, NY 9 July 1915

Son of Starislawa Petrowski.

Enlisted NY City, NY 11 February 1943
Based Lucera 1944 – 26 July 1944

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Baled out POW West of Wiener Neustadt 26 July 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7141

Prisoner of War (POW) Tychowo, Poland 26 July 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft IV.

Died East Farmingdale, NY 5 May 1969
Buried Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, NY 10 May 1969

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale,
Suffolk County, NY

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2018 21:06:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28717604
https://www.fold3.com/record/86518113-anthony-j-petrowski
https://www.fold3.com/page/86518113-anthony-j-petrowski/facts
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2785020/anthony-j-petrowski

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