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Albert Alvin Spacil's Purple Heart Award, for military merit and wounds received in action that resulted in his death

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  • Albert Spacil

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Staff Sergeant Albert A. Spacil was killed in Action (KIA) on September 11, 1944, when his aircraft, "Flack Wagon", aircraft number 42-97821, piloted by James P. Handley, was hit in or near the bomb bay by 88mm anti-aircraft fire at it approached its...

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Date Contributor Update
26 July 2020 22:00:59 jefflhead Created entry with collection and caption
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USAAF History Museum records, USAAF and US Government records for his enlistment, his service number, Awards, Citations, and Purple Heart, as well as his postings and position appointment, and many of my own photos of them.

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