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Glenn Arnold Tessmer

Military

Found in summer 1997 that he has a photo credited to him taken over Germany on the wall of the new museum in Oxford, England.

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Was shot down over Germany 28-Jan-45. Prisoner of War (POW). Plane was B-24 42-78486 crashed at Island Schouwen.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Joseph Rosacker

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Island Schouwen on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...

  • Stalag VII-A

    Other location

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Worchester, Massachusetts 7 July 1917

Son of John and Clara [Schreiber] Tessmer.

Based 1944 – 28 January 1945

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Prisoner of War (POW) Moosburg, Germany 28 January 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft VIIa.

Died 20 July 2010
Buried Mountain View Cemetery Shrewsbury, Worcester County, MA 23 July 2010

Mountain View Cemetery
Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2021 18:14:26 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/688971380
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/187956295/glenn-a-tessmer

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2017 12:53:03 Lucy May Changes to events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
MACR 12008 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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