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Earle F Bogacki

Military

Earle Bogacki was born Sept. 14, 1. He was a graduate of South High School in Cleveland. Mr. Bogacki served in the Army Air Corps being assigned to a B-17 Bomber crew and eventually an assignment in Europe that last 31 missions over Germany. Earle was in the Air Force Reserves for 31 years, reaching the rank of chief master sergeant. During that time, he fought in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He received recognition from state legislators and President George W. Bush. After he retired from the service, Mr. Bogacki worked for the Greenville Post Office as a rural carrier for six years before a second retirement.

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6838 Spirit of Martinez, Cal's Rascals

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 27/11/44; Grenier 16/12/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-E] Horham 1/1/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 6/2/45 with D.V. Tregoning, force landed B-53, Merville, Bel. then rep; 53m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 23/6/45;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2019 19:25:10 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to biography
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edited bio.

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07 November 2018 00:55:16 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to biography
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http://obituaries.sharonherald.com/obituary/earle-bogacki-1920-2011-7531...

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10 October 2018 18:58:57 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to media associations
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owner of source material

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13 September 2018 04:36:17 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to person associations
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https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/crew/59

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13 September 2018 04:35:29 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to person associations
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https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/crew/59

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2018 04:34:50 spiritofmartinez45 Changes to media associations
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https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/crew/59

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:02 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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