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Adam Zawadzki




  • David Baumeister

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    On DS (detached service) for operational training. Flew four missions with the 335th Fighter Squadron. Awards: DFC, AM (13OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron


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  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

  • Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  • Fritzlar

    Military site : airfield

  • Bretigny

    Military site : airfield

  • Azeville

    Military site : airfield

  • Chievres

    Military site : airfield

  • Metz

    Military site : airfield

  • Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

  • Aachen

    Military site : airfield

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield

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Event Location Date
Born Syracuse, NY 28 June 1915
Lived in Syracuse, NY February 1942

1240 W. Belden Avenue

Enlisted Syracuse, NY 11 September 1942
Died Syracuse, NY 18 June 1987


Friday, June 19, 1987 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Adam Zawadzki, 71, of 126 McKenney Ave., Mattydale, died Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital after apparently suffering a heart attack at his home.

Mr. Zawadzki was a life resident of the Syracuse area. He retired in 1976 after 30 years with New Process Gear Division of Chrysler Corp.

Mr. Zawadzki was a communicant of St. Margaret's Church, Mattydale, a charter member of United Auto Workers Local 624 and a member of the Pastime Athletic Club, the Third War Men's Club and the Mattydale-Hinsdale Senior Club. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, Mr. Zawadzki was a member of American Legion Post 1297.

Surviving are his wife, Vivian; a daughter, Joyce Gibbs of Vestal; two sons, John A. and David A., both of Syracuse; a brother, Edwin of Baldwinsville; four sisters, Helen Pignatti, Frances Calley, Anne Berry and Eleanor Schlitter, all of Syracuse; seven granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Buried North Syracuse, NY 21 June 1987

North Syracuse Cemetery
North Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Section E8A


Date Contributor Update
03 January 2021 23:33:15 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations