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James A Antipas


24 missions, 12 as lead crew, one of which was to Berlin. Shot down on 2 November. Crash landed in Belgium, got back to base one week later. Suffered frost bite on both feet.

Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon/ Good Conduct Medal


Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born New York City, New York 10 October 1925


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:01 AAM AAM ingest

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