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2LT Clyde H. Schultz
Co-Pilot
Charles R. Kline Clew
801st BG - 850th BS
KIA 5 July 1944 on a carpetbagger mission to drop supplies to French Resistance

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Units

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

  • 850th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clyde Schultz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

Locations

  • Harrington

    Military site : airfield
    Harrington was built by the 826th and 852nd Engineer Battalions of the US Army in 1943. Completed in 1944, it was the furthest Eighth Air Force combat airfield from the east coast.The Eighth's Special Operations Group was based at the airfield, first...

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Date Contributor Update
31 August 2015 01:28:22 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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