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Conclusion investigation in December 1948 and January 1949 into Mr Donald Paul Breeden's MIA on October 14, 1943.

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People

  • Donald Breeden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Donald Paul Breeden served as pilot with the 364th Bomb Squadron of the 305th Bomb Group. His B-17 #423436 was shot down 14 October 1943 over the Netherlands and Breeden was declared Missing in Action (MIA). ...

Aircraft

  • 42-3436 No nick name known

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/6/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 96BG 16/8/43; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-R] Chelveston 18/9/43; ...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 115

    14 October 1943
    This was the 2nd mission flown against the ball bearing industry at Schweinfurt, Germany and was as equally disastrous as that flown on 17-Aug-43. It came to be known as "Black Thursday". While fighter escort was dispatched, bad weather and lack of...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2017 09:21:07 wimhm.slangen Changes to place associations
Sources

Wim Slangen - Fields of Honor Margraten

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2017 09:21:06 wimhm.slangen Created entry with collection, caption, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Wim Slangen - Fields of Honor Margraten

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