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B-17G 42-31565 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF. After sustaining flak damage and dropping out of formation the crew bailed out over the region of Avesnes, Cambria, Saint Quentin, France and the aircraft crashed at Saint Symphorien in Belgium. 4th March 44.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Rodney Roehm

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Born in Ontonagon where he spent his youth, Rodney Roehm was raised by his uncle and aunt Clyde and Irene (Roehm) Hayward. He graduated in 1940 from the Ontonagon High School. In the summer of 1942, he was in the US Air Corps Reserve Officer Training...

Aircraft

  • 42-31565 Lassie Come Home

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Gr Island 7/12/43; Selfridge 14/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-U] Horham 26/12/43; 13m, Missing in Action Berlin 4/3/44 with Pilot Rodney P. Roehm; Co-pilot: David F. Wolter; Bombardier: Donald R. Egan;...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 247

    4 March 1944
    The industrial areas in the suburbs of Berlin, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. All three Air Divisions despatch formations. However, the despatch from 2nd Air Division aborted the mission because of severe weather in the assembly area...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:38:34 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2015 13:43:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

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