S/Sgt Al Bradach was an excellent aircraft engineer in Claude Porter`s crew and was on the mission to Ploesti when their ship was so badly damage and losing fuel that the crew was forced to bail out over Albania. Although they endured many hardships trying to reach friendly Yougoslavian Partisans, they were betrayed and turned over to the Germans. He, along with the rest of Porter`s crew, reached Vienna as POWs but were then separated and sent to a POW camp in northern Germany
S/Sgt Albert A Bradach was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Engineer/Gunner.
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