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War Department letter confirming the death of Sergeant Charles Powers .



  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

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  • Charles Powers

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Charles Powers was lost over the English Channel on 25 March 1944. His aircraft was lost 6 miles from the North Coast of France, all six members of the crew managed to escape the aircraft, but only the pilot and co-pilot were rescued three days later.


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02 November 2018 15:06:30 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

From Kelli Powers Britt, grand niece of Charles Powers.