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Walter F Niespodziewany

Military

Shot down 25 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29140 'Banger'. POW.

GC/ AM w/ 2 OLC/ EAME w/1battle star/ POW

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Depew, New York 5 January 1917
Prisoner of war 25 May 1944
Died 1 November 2008

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2020 04:23:56 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Changed A/C type in the "Summary biography" from "B-17" to "B-24" per info at 446th BG website.

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2020 03:51:49 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 14:46:39 general ira snapsorter Changes to surname, nickname, service number, biography and events
Sources

http://www.446bg.com/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=walter&middlename=&...

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2020 20:38:27 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2020 22:33:09 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, MACR 5250; The History of the 46th Bomber Group, pg 102

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