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Harry J Maroncelli

Military

Harry Maroncelli served as a ball turret gunner with the 401st Bomb Group, flying missions out of Deenethorpe, England. He completed 34 combat missions.

Service

People

  • Louis Cooper

    Military | First Lieutenant | 401st Bomb Group
    1st Lt Louis E. Cooper flew 34 missions, from 08/08/1944, mission #125, to 01/01/1945, mission #189. He served as a Pilot. ...

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Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

Aircraft

  • 44-6146 'Little Cheezer'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-R] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; 613BS [IN-R]; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; Sth Plains 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14...

Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2019 20:05:23 RayWells Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Courtesy of The 8th AF Historical society

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2017 11:53:21 Lucy May Changes to role, biography, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1463

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1463

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