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Harry Douglass Feltenstein Jr

Military

Assigned to 513BS, 376BG 9AF USAAF. Flew 25 combat x missions including the air raids on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. At the end of the war he was an intelligence officer at the 15th AF HQ.

Awards: AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Stars).

Service

People

  • Harvey Helmberger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 376th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 513BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 513th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-11591 Queen Bee, Lorraine

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 41-11591 'Lorraine' 513th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, piloted by William R. Zimmerman, returned safely to Libya. Renamed from 'Queen Bee'. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Springfield, IL 9 February 1920

Son of Harry Douglass Sr and Alice Myrtle [Feeney] Feltenstein.

Enlisted Chicago, IL 25 September 1941

Chicago, Illinois

Based 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 513BS, 376BG 9AF USAAF.

Died Peoria, IL 2 January 2005
Buried Swan Lake Memory Gardens Peoria, Peoria County, IL 5 January 2005

Swan Lake Memory Gardens
Peoria,
Peoria County, Illinois

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2022 16:46:23 Al_Skiff Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
18 May 2022 20:06:06 Al_Skiff Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
18 May 2022 20:05:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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https://www.fold3.com/record/721347836/feltenstein-harry-d-us-veterans-g...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79353345/harry-douglass-feltenstein

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