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Kermit Peter Hansen

Military

Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Navigator of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. July-43, was the lead B-24 attacking to Rome. Failed to Return (FTR) Foggia; shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298

Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Donaldson Hurd

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 376th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Pilot of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298. ...

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 515th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date
Born Melvin, Osceola County, IA 7 April 1919
Enlisted Fort Des Moines, IA 26 January 1942

Fort Des Moines, Iowa

Based 1943 – 16 August 1943

Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF.

Baled out POW SW of Foggia, Italy 16 August 1943

Failed to Return (FTR) Foggia; shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 16-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298

Prisoner of War (POW) Moosburg, Germany 16 August 1943 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III, laterly Stalag VIIa.

Died Racine, WI 4 October 2009

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2021 16:24:43 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180180403/kermit-peter-hansen

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2021 16:22:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/29419965
https://www.fold3.com/record/46821219/social-security-death-index-kermit...
https://www.fold3.com/record/84584044/world-war-ii-army-enlistment-recor...
https://www.fold3.com/record/623083799/u-s-department-of-veterans-affair...
https://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com/hansen_kermit_pete.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180180403/kermit-peter-hansen

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