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Louie J Fugazi

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

Service

People

  • Charles Beasley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • Anthony DeSantis

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • Robert Frier

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

  • John Galey

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 447th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Gera in B-17 #42-97634, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Goldsmith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 447th Bomb Group
    Completed 35 missions in 85 days.

  • Fred Gunn

    Military | Captain | 447th Bomb Group

  • James Hoard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Tail Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • Robert Lane

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 447th Bomb Group
    31 missions, all memorable. Participated in the 2000 plane bombing of Berlin on 21 June 44. The largest to date. The delivery of guns and ammo to the Marquis on 25 June and again 9 Sep 44 DFC, AM w/3Oak Leaf Cluster

  • James Major

    Military | 447th Bomb Group

  • William Reynolds

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-97634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 17/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 24/3/44; transferred 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Capt Bill Reynolds, Maj Wilbur Allen, Capt John Galey, Gus Herith,...

Missions

  • 592

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord.

  • 682

    18 October 1944

  • 688

    25 October 1944

  • 689

    26 October 1944

Associated Place

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

    Other location

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Stockton, California, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 2 November 1944
Died 2 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2020 18:39:01 pamccolgan Changes to person associations, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

447

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2020 16:18:34 pamccolgan Changes to media associations
Sources

222nd Combat Crew Training, Ardmore Oklahoma

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2020 16:18:10 pamccolgan Changes to person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

222nd Combat Crew Training, Ardmore Oklahoma

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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