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Truman Armstrong Jr

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 42-51355

Service

People

  • William Aaron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 09/27/44 Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Roy Bolin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Charles Weatherly

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #42-51355

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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. ...

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 650

    27 September 1944
    This mission is conducted by three elements against industrial targets, an oil refinery and an aircraft factory in Germany. A total of 1,192 heavy bombers are dispatched from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bomb Divisions: ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakland, CA, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 27 September 1944
Enlisted Fort Edward, New York, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2020 03:03:41 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
Sources

Added a connection to 8th AF.

Date Contributor Update
14 October 2015 12:07:16 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography, events and person associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Birsic, 2AD Roll of Honor ;
MACR 9393;
History of the 445th Bomb Group by Rudolph Birsic ;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9393 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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