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Herman Alesiani


Shot down by flak on a mission to Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31292. A/c made a belly-landing near Krimpen, Holland. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31292 Dolly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/10/43; Grand Island 30/10/43; Wilmington 6/11/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-F] Framlingham 11/11/43; (13m) Missing in Action Frankfurt 4February 1944 with CPilot Clarence B. Strait, Co-pilot: George F. Wilson, Navigator: Joseph J....


Event Location Date
Born Monesson, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 4 February 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:58 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2352 / MACR 2352, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database