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Anthony L Monaco

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944. Shot down by flak and crashed at Paris in B-17 #42102552

Purple Heart/ Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102552 Horn's Hornets

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-J] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Nucourt, Fr 22/6/44 with Jay Horn, Co-pilot: John Murray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Morris, Ball turret...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State
Killed in Action (KIA) France 22 June 1944
Died 22 June 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5917 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / brother; MACR 5917; Snetterton Falcons, pg 149

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