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August F Smaniotto

Military

Shot down by fighters on mission to Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 21 January 1944 in B-24H 42-7501. Prisoner of War.

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    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...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Santa Barbara, California 15 August 1917
Died 28 November 2011
Buried Santa Barbara, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 May 2021 09:49:19 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and aircraft associations
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=466&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2360, 8th AF Losses

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