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Then 1LT William F. Nee back row, far left. This photo had to be taken on 11 Dec 1943 at Rapid City, South Dakota, after completing flight training and on the way to England. Bill Nee entered service 10 Sept 42 and was shot down on 24 May 1944.

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Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    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
  • 600th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Reginald Aragona

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. INT

  • Leonard Bielawski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 42-107178. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

  • Philip Branner

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

  • Robert Heimbach

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. Killed in Action (KIA). Plane crashed at Skillinge PH

  • Richard Markley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

  • William Nee

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-107178 that crashed in Sweden. Nee parachuted over Germany and was captured by German forces

  • Frederic Neel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Crashed in Sweden, over water. Killed in Action (KIA). Body found at Skillinge, Sweden July 8, 1944 PH

  • Gaetano Scida

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. INT

  • Donald Spaulding

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Aircraft

  • 42-107178

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; MacDill 23/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-K] Bassingbourn 22/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Bill Nee, Co-pilot: Reg Arangona, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gaetano Scida (3 Prisoner of War);...

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Associated units and person,

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Official DoD photo

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