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Pepe Samuel A.

Monuments

November 11th 1944

Name:
Samuel A. Pepe
Rank:
Corporal
Serial Number:
42001714
Unit:
668th Bomber Squadron, 416th Bomb Group
Date of Death:
1944-11-10
State:
New Jersey
Cemetery:
Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France
Plot:
B
Row:
12
Grave:
71
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

Cpl Samuel A. Pepe, gunner of the Douglas A-20 Havoc 44-565, took off from A-55 at Melun Villeroche on a bombing mission over Arbonne-la-Foret. The plane was observed corkscrewing downwards, eventually stabilizing in an inverted position and crashed thus, killing all aboard.