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FORD, EUGENE P.

Service:United States Army Air Forces
Service Number:O-805804
Rank:First Lieutenant
Date of Death:17 December 1944
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Purple Heart
Units:765th Bombardment Squadron, 461st Bombardment Group, USAAF †

via DPAA 2018a

Timeline

17 December 1944 †B-24 42-51430: Aircraft ditched off the island of Vis, Croatia, after taking part in a mission to bomb oil refineries at Odertal, Germany.

External Links

American Battle Monuments Commission

References

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency [DPAA] 2018a Funeral Announcement For Tulsamerican Pilot Killed During World War II (Ford, E.). 14 November 2018. Retrieved 18 November 2018 from <http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1690466/funeral-announcement-for-tulsamerican-pilot-killed-during-world-war-ii-ford-e/>.

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency [DPAA] 2018b Tulsamerican Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Ford, E.). 31 January 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018 from <http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Article/1428694/tulsamerican-airman-killed-during-world-war-ii-accounted-for-ford-e/>.

Record updated on 18 November 2018.


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