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Joseph E Aceto

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 603rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37977 Miss 'X'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/6/44; Kearney 22/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-R] Nuthampstead 20/7/44; Missing in Action 8/1/45 with Thomas, AOC 12/1/45, re-ass as 602BS [K8-R] 5/3/45 from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton; taxi accident when tail wheel...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

398th History, Vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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