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Cecil R. Tabor
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces

401st Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Oklahoma



  • Cecil Tabor

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 30 December 1942 in B-17F #42-24449 'Short Snorter' while serving as Co-Pilot. Killed in Action (KIA).


  • 41-24449 Short Snorter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24449 'Short Snorter' was assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-B] Bangor 31-Aug-42; Bassingbourn 1-Oct-42. On 20-Dec-43 the aircraft was damaged on the mission to Romilly, France with Capt William Harris, but limped back to base OK. 10RTD ...


  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...


Date Contributor Update
12 November 2017 23:14:09 firststrike Created entry with collection, caption, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

Cecil R. Tabor was my Uncle. The photos and information that I have were supplied to me by family members.