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SSgt Charles G. McMackin
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 1, 1943, At Sea

Bombardier S/Sgt. Charles G. Mcmackin KIA DFC
Hometown: Revere, Mass
Squadron: 68th BS 44th Bomb Group
Service # 11047450
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Pilot Capt. Rowland B. Houston KIA

Target: Target Blue Ploesti
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 42-40995
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: C
Aircraft Name: SATAN'S HELL CATS
Location: Crashed near Brazi South of Ploesti. 9 KIA
Cause: ME-109 Only 6 bodies identified.

Sgt.Mcmackin was a recipient of the Distinguished flying cross for his participation in the Ploesti raid "Operation Tidal Wave" August 1st 1943. One of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the 44th BG destroy Romanian oil refineries. 
 
Note: Entered the service from Massachusetts.
 
Burial:
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Florence
Provincia di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56365327
SSgt Charles G. McMackin
Added by: Harvey Wolchan
 
SSgt Charles G. McMackin
Added by: Harvey Wolchan
 
SSgt Charles G. McMackin
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Added by: Harvey Wolchan
 
 
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- John "Jack" Richter
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014

- John "Jack" Richter
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014
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