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Claude S Livingston


Shot down over Belgium 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-30176 'Assassin. ' Liberated by Russians 4/45; recalled for Korean WarVeterans Serial Number -

POW; Air Medal w 2/Oak Leaf Clusters



  • Joseph Aquino

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-30176 'Assassin. Evaded. See the page with full details about the crew and Aquino's evasion at

  • Leroy Funk

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-30176 'Assassin', Evaded (EVD). See the page with full details about his evasion at

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30176 'Assassin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne, WY 22/4/43; Smoky Hill, KS 28/4/43; Walla Walla, WA 7/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Presque Island 6/6/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-P] Framlingham 5/6/43; 335BS [OE-P] Horham 15/6/43; 12m, Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with John L...


Event Location Date
Born New York State 6 November 1917
Prisoner of War 17 August 1943
Died 16 November 1992
Buried Perry, Florida


Date Contributor Update
05 October 2016 16:23:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 401 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:23 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 401/daughter