Joseph J KAPEC

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER33282250
AGE33 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1911
STATEPENSYLVANIA
FAMILYSingle
RANKStaff Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner D
PROFESSION AVANT INCORPORATIONClerkPA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT2 july 1942
COMPANY 
REGIMENT561st Bomber Squadron
DIVISION388th Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH27 march 1944equipage big red
STATUSMIA
PLACE OF DEATHLa Maison Neuve - Rte d'Aizenay ( Border of forest) - Bordeaux
DONNEE DE PLANB-17 Fortress - type F-90-BO - s/n 42-30207 ??-T Carré-H "Big Red" equipage big red 1
UNITEMacrMISSION
27-03-1944 Etats-Unis Vendée
388eBG/561eBS 3540 Bordeaux-Merignac (33) : aerodrome/port/usines
Take-off 10h19 Station 136 - Knettishall, Suffolk UK
Brought(Shot) down by the flak - Fire(Light) on board - Plane partially evacuated before the explosion during flightkapec joseph j tombe
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Plan du Brittany American Cemetery

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A1813
STORY
 
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HISTORY
2nd Lieutenant Julius LEDERMAN Pilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
2nd Lieutenant Waite Deeds LAW CoPilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
2nd Lieutenant John Joseph CARROLL Browser Escape by Pyrenees
2nd Lieutenant John Nunez Luzell Bomber Prisoner
Sergeant Blair "Bud" Harvey HARMAN Radio/Gunner Dead
Sergeant Herman "Hermy" Frank HERMANSON Mechanic/Gunner Evasion par Pyrénées/Espagne/Gibraltar
T/Sergeant Louis MIZERA Gunner V

Dead

Cim Brit Am St-James (50) - J 7.6 mizera louis tombe

S/Sergeant Joseph James KAPEC Gunner D

Dead

Cim Brit Am St-James (50) - J.18.13 kapec joseph j tombe

S/Sergeant George Melroy SCHWARZKOPF Gunner G Dead
Sergeant George William HEWETT Gunner A Prisoner - Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf

INFORMATION SOURCEFrancecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE - ABMC
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud