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Angelo A Archiopoli

Military

Shot down 28 September 1944 in B-17 #4338181. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 751st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38181

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/7/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Grenier 20/7/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [O] Glatton 22/7/44; 749BS, 748BS; Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Albt Sikkenga, Co-pilot: Paul Reichert, Bombardier: Vivian McWhorter, Flight engineer/top...

Associated Place

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2017 09:34:22 Lucy May Changes to service number and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=40649

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1993 457th BGA Roster, MACR 9772 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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