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Joseph Thomas Bitzko

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 86th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Franklin, PA 22 September 1921
Lived in Conemaugh, PA 10 February 1942

233 Main Street

Worked for Bethlehem Steel

47th BG Overseas Tour Grosetto Airfield, Italy July 1944 – June 11945

Reported at Ombrone, Italy

Died Centerville, PA 24 July 2012
Buried Arlington National Cemetery 7 November 2012

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Section:
59
Grave:
3880

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2021 22:00:57 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44033_11_00...
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/3147/images/41226_62220...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94303774/joseph-thomas-bitzko
https://ancexplorer.army.mil/publicwmv/#/arlington-national/search/resul...

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