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S/Sgt Stewart Huntoon, KIA 10 Dec. 1944
10 Dec. 1944 | Italy
Stewart Huntoon was in the 57th Bomb Wing, the 321st Bomb Group and the 446th Bomb Squad. He flew Combat Mission in the B-25 Mitchells, in the MTO during WW II.
KILLED IN ACTION on 10 December 1944 During a Bombing Mission on the Bologna Barracks, Bologna, Italy. The Plane was Damaged By Flak Over the Target, & Bail Out Orders Were Given; S/Sgt. Hermanson DIED When His Cute Failed To Open Or Opened Too Late. He and Another Crew Member (Stewart Huntoon) Were Buried In a Churchyard At Montecuccolo, Italy by Italian Farmers. Three crew members died, Three others survived. This was S/Sgt. Hermanson's 51st Mission. He had flown 50 Missions, Returned Home to the U.S. For Over a Year, Then Rejoined the 446th Squadron & This Was His 1st Mission Upon His Return Overseas.
A/C No. 43-27895 “Haulin’ Ass” (MACR-10385 - shot down)
P->Ritger, Frederic Charles, 1Lt – MIA, escaped, returned before 22 Dec 44
CP->Rondel, Albert Oliver, 2Lt – MIA, POW, returned
B->Kaenzig, Charles Leslie, 2Lt – MIA, POW, returned
G->Hermanson, Ingwal J., Sgt – KIA, buried in churchyard at Montecuccolo, Italy
E->Allen, Emmitt Madison, Cpl – MIA, POW, returned
R->Huntoon, Stuart L., S/Sgt – KIA, buried in churchyard at Montecuccolo, Italy
MORE Info to come. Barbi Ennis Connolly, Historian 321st BG.