WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Alfred R. Sandini, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 12, 2019.
In February 1944, Sandini was a member of 22nd Bombardment Squadron, 341st Bombardment Group, serving as a radio gunner aboard a B-25C aircraft. On Feb. 15, 194`, the aircraft he was aboard crashed, allegedly due to enemy anti-aircraft fire, near the Do Len Bridge in Thanh Hoa Province, French Indochina- now known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
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Sandini’s name is recorded on the Walls of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery, an American Battle Monuments Commission site in the Philippines, along with others missing from WWII.