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SGT Isaac Abeyta
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Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Tail Gunner Sgt. Isaac Abeyta DFC
Hometown: Blanco New Mexico
Squadron: 66th BS 44th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters
Pilot Capt. Joseph E. Flaherty

Target: Ploesti
Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-23936
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: J
Location: Returned successfully to Libya

Sgt. Abeyta was a veteran of "Operation Tidal Wave" the low level raid to destroy Romanian Oil fields one of the most daring raids of WW2. Capt. Joseph E. Flaherty and all crews of the raid were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. by the 506 Squadron 44th Bomb group.
Santa Cruz Cemetery
Taos County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99342826

You might want to check this. As of April, 2015, SSgt. Isaac Abeyta was living with his daughter in New Jersey. He was 95 at that time, born Feb. 1, 1920 in Tierra Amarilla, NM.
- 455th AAA Historian
 Added: May. 2, 2016

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