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Fred Putney Hazen

Military

B-24H #41-29466 'Dark Rhapsody' crashed into Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

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  • Donald Griffin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29466 'Dark Rhapsody' crashed into Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

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Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Hampshire, USA 14 June 1919
Enlisted Providence, RI, USA 17 April 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Vollenhove, Netherlands 23 March 1944

KIA when his a/c collided with another 466th BG B-24 over Holland. All onboard were KIA

Buried

Plot K Row 4 Grave 21
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2015 01:53:04 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 23:55:57 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2014 18:34:51 466thHistorian Changes to events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3456 / MACR 3456, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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