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George B Berkstresser


Killed in Action (KIA) 1 October 1943, in ac B-24 41-23918 'Marcia Ann ' which was attacked by fighters on bombing run on Wiener, Austria. This unit was on temporary duty with the 9th AAC.


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 67th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-23918 'Marcia Ann'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Temporary attached to 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Werner Neustadt 1-Oct-43 mission launched from North Africa (TDY 9AF). - 2 x KIA, POW. MACR 2806.


Event Location Date
Born Balmorhea, Texas
Died 1 October 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:46 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces Vol I p. 298, by Bishop and Hey, 44th Bomb Group Roll of Honor and Casualties by Will Lundy p.128.