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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
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-23936
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: J
Aircraft Name: MARGURITE/QUEEN ANNE
Location: Returned successfully to Libya
Cause:

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.
 
 
Burial:
Santa Cruz Cemetery
Chamisal
Taos County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99342826
 

 
 
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