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Pauline Crew

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Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richard Wismer

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Flew B-17 'Pauline' DFC/Air Medal w 5/Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME ribbon with 3 stars

Aircraft

  • 43-37917 Pauline

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 5/6/44; Kearney 18/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned to the 545BS/384BG, squadron code JD-B, Grafton Underwood on 17/7/44; transferred with the group to Istres, France for passenger duties (Project Green); Salvaged 31/12/45. PAULINE...

Missions

  • 514

    4 August 1944

  • 527

    7 August 1944
    STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Eighth Air Force): 4 missions are flown: ...

  • 602

    3 September 1944

  • 658

    2 October 1944

  • 672

    11 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 678

    15 October 1944

  • 688

    25 October 1944

  • 693

    30 October 1944

  • 696

    1 November 1944

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Locations

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 July 2016 12:39:24 jgsmit4 Changes to mission associations
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Date Contributor Update
03 July 2016 12:31:54 jgsmit4 Changes to unit associations and place associations
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Date Contributor Update
03 July 2016 09:07:42 jgsmit4 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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