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Odus C Litzelfelner

Military

Killed in Action (KIA)

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31060 Poque Ma Hone

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17G #42-31060 was delivered to Cheyenne 11/9/43; Assigned to the 427th Bomb Squadron of the 303rd Bomb Group [GN-N] and arrived at Molesworth on 18 October 1943. It was nicknamed "Poque Ma Hone" or POGUE-MA-HONE. (Gaelic for Kiss My Ass!) ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cape Girardeau City, Missouri
Killed in Action (KIA) Jaraczewo, Poland 9 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2020 14:31:52 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname
Sources

http://www.303rdbg.com/missionreports/313.pdf

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 18:07:05 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C #42-31060 and "Odus Litzelfelner" mentioned in the A/C description.

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 18:05:08 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Changed the type of the “Born” event to "Other" and the label to "Killed in Action (KIA)".

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 18:01:06 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 191,

href="http://303rdbg.com/rost-kl.html#K">http://303rdbg.com/rost-kl.html#K> / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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