670th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Sgt. Stanley Robert Zaklikiewicz

Gunner,  16078501

Killed In Action - Aug 6, 1944

670th Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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      Born: 17-Nov-1922, Illinois

Entered Military Service: Date: 25-May-1942 At: Chicago, IL From: Cook County, Illinois
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 16078501

Buried: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois, Plot: C, 0, 603

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry
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Description:
Killed in Action: Killed when they were forced to crash land in Normandy with their plane badly damaged by flak were Lt. D.T. Sommers, Sgt. S.R. Zakliskiewicz, and Sgt. J.L. Johnson.
(416th BG History 1944)

Lt Douglas T. Sommers, pilot, and his gunners, Sgts John L. Johnson, and Stanley R. Zakliekewicz were killed, when, after the plane had been severely hit by flak, the pilot tried unsuccessfully to crash land on emergency strip A-13 in France.
("670th Bombardment Squadron (L) History")

See also No_Report and Mission # 116




Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
School Yearbook
Portrait
Mission Route Map
Photo
Photo
Photo
Mission Photo
Map
Map
Map
Map
Portrait
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) 11 Jun 1944, Sun Page 9
Memorial Plaque
Memorial Plaque
Wednesday, June 29, 1949, Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois), Page 4
Interment Control Form
Interment Control Form
Headstone
Rosters Of WW II Dead
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
National World War II Memorial Registry


Source information can be viewed at WWII Military Service Fatalities Sources

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