Anthony J FORTE

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-760818 (19103362)
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1922
STATESan Diego County CALIFORNIA
FAMILYSeparated, with dependents
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENT CALIFORNIA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT17 august 1942 San Diego CALIFORNIA
SQUADRON570th Bomb Squadron
GROUP390th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH1 august 1944forte anthony j tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHFerme Petit - Montlouis-sur-Loire
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
N518
DECORATION
 
Purple Heart
 
 
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B-17 Fortress - type G-75-BO - s/n 43-37876  Carré-J

"Sequatchiee"

2nd Lieutenant Anthony J FORTE Pilot

Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - Initially escaped

Captured at shot by the militia and the Gestapo

2nd Lieutenant Thomas R WHITMORE CoPilot

Escape - Hurt by the flak - arrives on the ground unconscious

Taken in charge by the Resistance - back UK 10/09/1944

2nd Lieutenant Charles C ARNAO Navigator Prisoner - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
2nd Lieutenant Gregory W COLLINS Bomber

Dead - Initially escaped

Captured at shot by the militia and the Gestapo

S/Sergeant Rawling E O'LEARY Mechanic/Gunner

Escape - Supported by the Resistance

Back in England on 08/09/1944

Sergeant Robert T Mc KNIGHT Radio-Operator Prisoner
Sergeant Donald E JIRIK Gunner Escape
Caporal Stephen C SIDEROFF Gunner Prisoner
Sergeant John W CRADDOCK Gunner Prisoner - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
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INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCECharles D. Taylor Collection - Findagrave.com - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud