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S/Sgt Joseph T Elie 848BS, 490BG, 8th AF.

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Units

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 848th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Joseph Elie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 848BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Attached to 850BS. Member of Schultz crew. Failed to Return (FTR) Plauen 21-Mar-45; mid air collision with Me262, explosion sheared of tail. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13556 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Date Contributor Update
30 March 2020 16:21:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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