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SSgt Charles A. De Witt

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SSgt Charles A. De Witt

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 7 Jan 1944
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot Plot B Row 6 Grave 24
  • Memorial ID 56643848

Waist gunner S/Sgt Charles A. De Witt, KIA
Hometown: Elisabeth, NJ
Squadron: 564th BS 389th Bomb Group
Pilot Capt. David L. Wilhite, KIA

Target: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 7-Jan-44
Serial Number: 42-41013
Aircraft Model B-24D-125-CO
Aircraft Letter: P
Aircraft Name: TROUBLE
Location: Bolbec, France
Cause: 9 KIA, 1 POW
Notes: The 389th BG flies home alone over France. German fighters make repeated attacks and the group loses four aircraft.

B24 41-41013 was a veteran of "Operation Tidal Wave" the low level raid to destroy Romanian Oil fields flown by the 506 Squadron 44th Bomb group.

Visit the virtual cemetery of the "TROUBLE "" Crew. Click here


Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Jersey.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56643848
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Charles A. De Witt (unknown–7 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56643848, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .