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Harvey Lagasse

Lt Lagasse, Bombardier on Lt Jerry A Cullison`s crew is shown in this photo as top row left. prior to their being shot down 8-22-44 on Mission # 95 to Blechhammer, GR Oil Refineries

( see compete story under Gordon Liner`s account in 758 BS Servicemen section on this site)

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2nd Lt Harvey L Lagasse,Jr served as a Bombardier in the 758 Bomb Squadron on Lt Jerry A Cullison`s B-24 crew that was shot down on 459 BG` Mission 95, 8-22-44 to bomb Blechhammer, Germany O-R, flying in "The Moron" Serial # 42-52344. He had flown in B-24s "Hard To Get" and "Beats Me Mack" before being shot down in "The Moron".

He along with his crew, became POWs and the crews' POW treatment is well related in Ernest Liner`s story as a Gunner on this crew and their being shot down.

(See Earnest Gordon Liner`s excellent account under his name on this website- 758 BS Servicemen.)


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Harvey Lagasse

2nd Lt Harvey L Lagasse Jr was assigned to the 459th BG 758th Squadron. He was from Bristol CT
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.


Lt Lagasse, Bombardier on Lt Jerry A Cullison`s crew is shown in this photo as top row left. prior to their being shot down 8-22-44 on Mission # 95 to Blechhammer, GR Oil Refineries

The following information on Harvey Lagasse is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 2nd Lt Lagasse. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Harvey Lagasse's military record please contact us.

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

Harvey Lagasse

2nd Lt

155

01/09/1945

MIA

AM

Air Medal (AM)

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