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1st Lt Edwin M Carmichael, [ Maryville, Mo ], navigator of the Boeing B-17 Flying fortress, 42-5070 "Invader II."

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12638-27730AC.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron


  • Edwin Carmichael

    Military | Major | Navigator - Group Navigator
    Shot down 17 April 1943 in B-17 42-5070 'Invasion II'. Plane was on fire when all crew parachuted to safety. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft III then moved to Nuremburg 49-11. Awards: AM (3OLC), POW, WWII Victory, EAME.


  • 42-5070 'Invasion II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/9/42; New Castle 11/10/42; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-A] Bassingbourn 14/12/42; Missing in Action 18m Bremen 17/4/43 with Capt Oscar O'Neill, Co-pilot: Bob Friehofer, Navigator: Capt Edwin Carmichael, Bombardier: Capt Edwin Bush,...


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16 March 2017 13:00:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations