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Mission 121 Report, a/c 42-37724

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Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 368th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Neil Brennan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Air Gunner, Togglier/Bombardier
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #4230832. Prisoner of War (POW). He was a Prisoner of War (POW) from 26 Nov. 1943 to 04 May 1945. He was at Stalag 17B, Krems, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW) no. 100388. POW

Aircraft

  • 42-37724

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered 10/8/43; Walla Walla 15/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Z] Thurleigh 20/9/43; transferred Air Force Service Comd 2/5/44; retUS 4136 BU Tinker 14/8/44; 3022 BU Indian Springs 2/9/44; with Joe Schmidt force landed base 5/1/45; 3021 BU Las Vegas...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 121

    5 November 1943
    Having had good success with P-38 escorts and limiting penetration depth into Germany this mission is directed at the railroad marshaling yards and oil refinery at Gelsenkirchen, Germany. In addition the marshaling yards at Munster, Germany are also...

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Date Contributor Update
09 May 2017 14:16:36 ThomBear Changes to caption
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Added aircraft number, 306th BG Historical Association

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2017 14:06:44 ThomBear Changes to unit associations
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306th BG Historical Association

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2017 14:05:26 ThomBear Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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306th BG Historical Association

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