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MACR 1335

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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...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Boomhower

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Ernest Boyce

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War. ...

  • Maurice Dillingham

    Military | Major | Pilot, 547th Squadron Commander
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW Camp: Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12 POW

  • Edmund Goulder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1335 POW

  • Arthur Harris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to the 384th BG on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, Francis J. Witt Crew. ...

  • Claude Leslie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Evaded. 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17#42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were injured with all returning.

  • Paul Saunders

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Earlier 0/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17#42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were injured...

  • William Sears

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Earlier 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17 42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were...

  • Edward Thomasson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Prisoner in Stalag 17-B. POW

  • Michael Vodilko

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Earlier 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17#42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were...

Aircraft

  • 42-30033 "Little America"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/5/43; Assigned to the 547BS/384BG [S0-G] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43, then the 546BS [BK-G]; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Maj Maurice Stanley Dillingham, Co-pilot:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 145

    1 December 1943
    This mission was directed at the industrial areas of Leverkusen and Solingen, Germany. The mission is composed of two elements. The first element is a combined force of 221 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division that included: 91BG (27); 92BG (18); 303BG (17);...

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
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Date Contributor Update
09 October 2017 18:43:06 mvandemark Created entry with unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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