1/Lt. Victor P. Krambo


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Victor P. Krambo

343rd FS   23 September 1944 - 27 February 1945 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-U 44-15406

Mission History

67 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
314 03 February 1945 Berlin
332 27 February 1945 Leipzig
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 03 February 1945  He-111 damaged (ground) Stade A/F
Notes Born in Logan Township, Michigan, 8 May 1921.
Home of Record - Chicago, IL
ASN - O-736251
23 September 1044 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
December 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
27 February 1945 - Prisoner of War
Bailed out of CY-R (CY-U was in for engine change), after strafing ammo dump and getting caught in explosion debris.  Broke his thigh on landing in a wood.
MACR No. 12779
Liberated by the French army and flew back to the States on 20 June 1945 from Paris.
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