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Joseph Warren Boston




  • Woodrow Liebe

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Paul Rupert

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 487th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Palestine, Texas 1915
Lived in Sugarland, Texas 1 April 1935
Lived in Kelly Army Airfield, Texas April 1940


Shot Down/Severely Injured near Campoleone, Italy 9 February 1944

Died Verona, Italy 13 February 1944

Died in Vecchio Hospital after being severely injured and burned after his a/c was shot down several days earler

Buried Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
PLOT Plot C Row 11 Grave 17


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