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Ceasar Renato Binetti

Military

Assigned to 855BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. Richard Wilson crew. Failed to Return (FTR) Swabisch Hall . Crashed at Dusseldorf on 13-Sep-44 in B-24 'Times Awaisting' 44-40234 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8860

Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Richard Wilson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 855BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Swabisch Hall . Crashed at Dusseldorf on 13-Sep-44 in B-24 'Times Awaisting' 44-40234 Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8860 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 855th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40234 'Times Awaisting'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 852BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Swabisch Hall with Richard Wilson crew. Mid air collision with B-24 44-40246 'Aint Bluffing', tailed sheared off, control lost. Crashed at Dusseldorf on 13-Sep-44. 2 x POW, 8 x KIA MACR 8860

Associated Place

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York City, NY 12 October 1908

NoK: Sister, Clair Antanett Trimmer. Residing White House Station, NJ

Based Metfield 1944 – 13 September 1944

Assigned to 855BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Germany 13 September 1944 – 13 September 1944
Buried Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Re-Interred
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
PLOT Plot H Row 7 Grave 59

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2020 13:57:37 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, firstname, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28734710
https://www.fold3.com/image/310770692
https://www.fold3.com/record/529932980-ceasar-r-binetti
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56060421/ceasar-renato-binetti

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8860 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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