Richard Lee MANN

 

mann richard
NUMBER OF SERVICEO-677820
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH15 december 1921
ETATCAROLINE DU NORD
FAMILYSingle
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-NC
DATE of ENLISTEMENT6 april 1942
 SQUADRON568th Bomb Squadron
 GROUP390th Bomb Group
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH20 april 1944mann richard tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLe Genetel - Cne de Brix - VALOGNES
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type G-15-DL - s/n 42-37890 BI*R

"Big Friend / Rovin'Ramona II"

b17

Macr: 4169

Mission: Cherbourg region (50): launching ramp Take-off station 153 Framlingham, Suffolk 

Shot by flak 18h57 - Explosion in flight

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
F1036
DECORATION

Air Medal

Purple Heart 

World War II Victory Medal

 

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Photo FDLM 

victory medal

 

 

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568th Bomb Squadron
STORY
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Crew of  B-17 Fortress - type G-15-DL - s/n 42-37890 BI*R

"Big Friend / Rovin'Ramona II"

1st Lieutenant Richard Lee MANN Pilot Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  O-677820 - AM/PH - born the 15/12/1921 to Richmond, VIRGINIA  - Son of Mary Thomas Howard (Cherry) Mann - Washington, North Carolina  - Parachute unopened
2nd Lieutenant John E VAUGHAN CoPilot Dead -  Iberia Cem. Morrow Co, OHIO O-816009 - 23 ans - Parachute unopened
2nd Lieutenant Mc Kinnon  CAMERON Bomber Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 

O-756939 - PH - MICHIGAN

Ejected without parachute

Corporal Bernard A  ANDERSON Radio Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  

12037589 - PH - NEW YORK

Parachute unopened

T/Sergeant Jesse W ROBERTS Gunner Prisoner

15334177 - INDIANA

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf

S/Sergeant Raymond ZUCCO Gunner Dead - Grandview Cem. Export, Westmoreland Co, PENNSYLVANIA  13130405 - born in  1922 - PENNSYLVANIA  
S/Sergeant Mark I OVERSTREET Gunner Dead - Fort Hill Mem Park, Lynchburg, VIRGINIA  

13118691 - 23 yo -

Ejected without parachute

S/Sergeant Walter E HERMENAU Gunner Dead - Oak Grove Cem. Tisbury, Dukes Co, MASSACHUSETTS  

11114262 - 20 yo -   Massachusetts

Ejected without parachute

T/Sergeant Robert T WEDEMEYER Gunner Dead - Forest Lawn Mem Park, Long Beach, CALIFORNIA  


39150321 - 27 yo -  WYOMING  - Fils de Fred Fuller et Myrtle J (McCary) Wedemeyer

Parachute unopened

Pfc Walter J  KWOKA Navigator Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer   36398334 - PH - ILLINOIS  
b 17
mann richard monument 1

Stele located in Brix

mann richard monument



mann richard plan de route

Roadmap of April 20, 1944 for the 390th Bomb Group, the route followed is Plan A.

mann richard formation

Flight Training B-17

organnigramme 8 air force

Organizational chart of the 8th US Air Force


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOBruno CADEVILLE - Frédéric LAVERNHE - Francecrashes39-45.net
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud