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John Robert Matus

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  • Keith Babcock

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier; Togglier | 446th Bomb Group
    September 1944 to March 1945. ...

  • Colin Drown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator; Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    30 missions September 1944 to April 1945. Lead crew. DFC/ AM

  • Carmen Grasso

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Arthur Griffith

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    30 missions from September 1944 to March 1945. DFC/ AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Stephen Kralj

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    AM/ EAME

  • Billy Massey

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Matus

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    Guy, E. Crew

  • Paul Matus

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot | 391st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 574BS, 391BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to Ahrweiler, Germany hit by flak over target and having lost part of the tail, baled out Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11672. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Louis Medlock

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Roger Preu

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    September 1944 to 31 March 1945 12 nose turret missions. 18 leads, squadron, group, wing 1 January 1945 to 31 March 1945. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

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  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Based Bungay 9 January 1944 – 24 April 1945

30 missions completed.

Revisions

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awards

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Dad's nickname

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dad's passing

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dad's passing.

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John Matus was my father-in-law

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11 April 2018 23:06:03 metallus20000 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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John Matus was my father-in-law.

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