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Fred Adatto


Shot up by severe flak damage during the bomb run to V-sites in FR on 13 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7558 'Lilian Ann'. With hole in the main fuel tamk and the two engines on the left wing out of action, the a/c returned and crash landed near Cover, Kent. RTD.


Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:14 AAM AAM ingest

Birsic, SO#279 06 Oct 43 Sioux City, IA to Lincoln, Neb, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia