1945 — Italy
321st Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Squadron, MTO B-25 Mitchell Combat Missions over Italy....
Fiocca, Theodore A., T/Sgt, radio-gunner (T/Sgt 6 Jan 45)(137 W Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron OH)(NARA -
35608509 FIOCCA#THEODORE#A# UC UC FT HAYES COLUMBUS OH 43)
(arrived 23 May-44 Left the Theatre (2-Mar-45)
23 May 44 - 447th BS War Diary: A mission was scheduled for today, but cancelled due to weather conditions. The following officers and enlisted men have been assigned to this squadron per SO #84, 57th Wing: 2nd Lts. Earl H. Remmel (P), Gordon A. Ramey (CP), Leeland A. Mesna (B), Sgt Isidore Ifshin (EG), S/Sgt. Joseph W. MacNeil (RG), and Sgt. Frederick J. May (AG). 2nd Lt. Marion E. Walker has been assigned to this squadron per S) 83, 57 Wing. 1stLt. Fred E. Ryherd has been relieved of assignment and transferred for transshipment to the U.S. 2nd Lt Wendell C. Horne has been relieved of assignment and transferred to 321st Bomb Group Headquarters. 2nd Lt. Ragnar G. Lind, assistant S-2 officer, has been relieved of assignment and transferred to 321st Bomb Group Headquarters. Lt Lind will replace 1st Lt. Salvatore P. Casarella, Jr., who in turn has been assigned to this squadron as assistant S-2 officer. S/Sgt. Leland H. Smith (RG) has been relieved of assignment for transshipment to the U.S.
*** Sgt. Theodore A. Fiocca (RG) has been assigned to this squadron per SO #84, 57thWing. ***
Tuesday, 7 November 1944
A/C No. 43-27636 “Ave Maria” Marchant, Wendell E., 1Lt Cahoon, Carl W., 2Lt Tulley, Harlan Norval, 2Lt Colgan, Donald J., 2Lt Hopp, Charles J., Sgt Fiocca, Theodore A., Sgt May, Frederick J., S/Sgt
Friday, 17 November 1944
447th BS War Diary: Sgts Theodore A. Fiocca, Bernard R. Guild, Isidore Ifshin, promoted to S/Sgt. Lts Louis C. Breckenridge, Paul I. Buckley and Lyle N. Brown, returned from Rest Camp Capri.
Breckenridge, Louis C., 2Lt, pilot ; Brown, Lyle N., Jr., 2Lt, pilot
Buckley, Paul I., 2Lt, pilot; **** Fiocca, Theodore A., S/Sgt, radio-gunner***
Guild, Bernard R., S/Sgt, aerial gunner; Ifshin, Isidore, S/Sgt, engineer-gunner.
Barbi Ennis Connolly, PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com 57th Bomb Wing,
321st Bomb Group Historical Research Team, John T Fitzgerald, Patti Johnson
and Barbi Connolly.