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Harry N Berardesco


Shot down 5 October 1944 in B-17 #4338546. Escaped and returned.


Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38546

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 25/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 12/9/44; transferred 860BS/493BG Debach 13/9/44; 861BS; Missing in Action Munster 5/10/44 with Art Bisaro, Bill Johnson, Harry Beradesco, Jose Gonzales, Bill Samford,...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9576,