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Archie Casimer Brazer

Military

Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. Reg Hammond crew. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • John Duffy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. 5-May-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM (4OLC), PH.

  • Reginald Hammond

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. 5-May-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: DFC, AM(OLC), PH.

  • Daniel Minkon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. 5-May-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: PH.

  • Leonard Nitti

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. Sole survivor from crash. 5-May-45. Returned to Duty (RTD) Awards: AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Sprout

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. 5-May-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hamtramck, MI 19 August 1924

Son of Casimer and Anna Miller.

Lived in Wayne, Michigan 1942
Enlisted Detroit, MI 15 December 1942

Detroit, Michigan

Based Podington 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF 2 November 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Allen Park, MI 18 April 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2020 16:17:38 Al_Skiff Changes to firstname
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/660985348
https://www.fold3.com/record/46686164-archie-c-brazer
https://www.fold3.com/record/84503162-archie-c-brazer
https://www.fold3.com/record/627954074-archie-brazer-1924

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2020 14:49:59 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/660985348
https://www.fold3.com/record/46686164-archie-c-brazer
https://www.fold3.com/record/84503162-archie-c-brazer
https://www.fold3.com/record/627954074-archie-brazer-1924

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 13:31:08 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, role, events, person associations, unit associations and media associations
Sources

Image of Brazer, and other members of his crew who were known to be a part of the 92nd Bomb Group https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/38560

Enlistment record

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