Aageberg, James Blaine, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 366th Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1945
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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hammond, Indiana
Last Address
Asch Airfield, (Y-29), Belgium

Casualty Date
Jan 21, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Belgium
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot C / Row 1 / Grave 39

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 Unit Assignments
390th Fighter Squadron  - Wild Boars366th Fighter Group
  1944-1945, 390th Fighter Squadron - Wild Boars
  1944-1945, 366th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1944-1945, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was strafing enemy vehicles when his engine was damaged by flak. He was able to bail out but his parachute did not open completely. He was credited with 1 aerial victory for shooting down an Me-109 on Dec 17, 1944.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56278905/james-blaine-aageberg



https://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/index.php/en/american-war-cemetery-



henri-chapelle-a/44187-aageberg-james-b 



https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=2&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Aageberg&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=



1278060&rlst=5838227,1278060



https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21847015/aageberg_shoots_down_german_plane/ 



https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21846928/aageberg_kia_article_28_feb_1945/ 



https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21847050/more_news_on_aageberg_death/ 



http://ardennesavions45.blogspot.com/2012_03_04_archive.html (in French)



https://www.abmc.gov/node/516654#.W3t5ai3GxOJ  



http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_366.php


   
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