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Lloyd Wyatt Brisbi

Military

Assigned to 389BG 8AF USAAF. TDY to 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 'The Witch' 41-11840 1-Aug-43; Shot down. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 173

Awards: DFC, PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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People

  • Julian Darlington

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 389BG 8AF USAAF. TDY 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 'The Witch' 41-11840 1-Aug-43; Shot down. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 173 Awards: DFC, BS, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

Aircraft

  • 41-11840 'The Witch'

    B-24 Liberator
    The aircraft, 41-11840, named, 'The Witch', was painted before the 9th Air Force, 98th Bomb Group's 343rd Squadron left Florida for duty in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations in July, 1942 with it's pilot, Lt. Glade Jorgenson. It played a...

Associated Place

  • Benina

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Orleans, Louisiana 29 June 1916

Son of Gertrude I [Vaughan] Brisbi.

Enlisted Camp Shelby, MS 13 March 1942

Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Based 1943 – 1 August 1943

Assigned to 389BG 8AF USAAF.

Hospitalised Skopia, Yugoslavia 1 August 1943 – October 1943

Hospitalised, wounded in right knee, leg amputated.

Prisoner of War (POW) Sofia, Bulgaria October 1943 – September 1944

Prisoner of War (POW). Bulgaria

Discharged USAAF 29 June 1945
Medical discharge 29 June 1945

Medical discharged, right leg amputated.

Died 19 January 1990
Buried Greenwood Cemetery New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA 22 January 1990

Greenwood Cemetery
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2021 14:55:28 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events and unit associations
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DB correction

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2021 20:14:11 Al_Skiff Changes to events
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Key Image ID

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 15:18:02 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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https://www.fold3.com/record/84006359/lloyd-w-brisbi-wwii-army-enlistmen...
https://www.fold3.com/record/528467808/lloyd-brisbi-1916-veterans-affair...
https://www.fold3.com/record/704188559/brisbi-lloyd-w-u-s-wwii-hospital-...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 173

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