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741st Bomb Sqd, USAAF

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Those known to have served with  741st Bomb Sqd, USAAF  during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Ogan Joe Leroy. 2nd Lt.

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2nd Lt. Joe Leroy Ogan 741st Bomb Squadron 455th Bomb Group

I was a B-24 pilot flying combat missions out of Cerignola, Italy with the. On 30 May 1944, I flew a mission to Wells, Austria where I was knocked down. The wing of my airplane was blown off between the 1st and 2nd engines. I was taken prisoner and transferred to the interrogation center at Frankfurt.

Later, I was transferred to Stalag Luft 3. On 27 January, as the Russians were advancing, I was marched out of there in the deep snow and several days later was sent to Muremburg. After some time, I was marched out of there toward Moosburg. I was liberated by Patton's 3rd Army.

Joe L. Ogan

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