John K KRESSENBERG

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-752869
AGE- yo
DATE OF BIRTH-
STATETEXAS
FAMILY-
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONBomber
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--TX
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
SQUADRON600th Bomb Squadron
GROUP398th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH8 august 1944kressenberg john k tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHCommune La Chapelle-Engerbold - CONDÉ-SUR-NOIREAU
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type G-45-BO - s/n 42-97399 N8*H

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Macr: 7383
Mission: Bretteville-le-Rabet (14)
Takeoff: Station 131 Nuthampstead, HERTFORDSHIRE
Shots by flak
Direct hit between engines 1 and 2 - Wing on fire - 12:53

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
F83
DECORATION
Air Medal + 2 OLCam2olc
Purple HeartPhoto
usaf  8air force 398bg 600bs
 
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Crew of B-17 Fortress - type G-45-BO - s/n 42-97399 N8*H

Capitaine John M BAKER Pilot Dead - Mem Park Cem. Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
1st Lieutenant Richard Thacker Jr "Dick" OSTEEN CoPilot Dead - Woodlawn Mem Park, Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
1st Lieutenant Selby P HEREID Navigator Prisoner - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
1st Lieutenant John K KRESSENBERG Bomber Dead -Cim Brit Am St-James - TEXAS
T/Sergeant Jerome G FIELDS Mechanic/Gunner Prisonnier - WISCONSIN USA - Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
T/Sergeant Roy A JOHNSON Rad/Gunner Dead - Irving Park Cem. Chicago, ILLINOIS
S/Sergeant Leonard D "Len" HARRISON Gunner Dead - Wasatch Lawn Mem Cem. Salt Lake City, UTAH
S/Sergeant Michael A ROMANO Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - NEBRASKA
S/Sergeant William H "Bill" WILSON Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - LOUISIANA
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INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud