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Captain John Sasser, pilot, B-17G 42-97368 "Tailwind". Shot down 9-12-1944, died in captivity

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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

  • John Sasser

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Feyensein on 9/12/44 in B-17 Tailwind 42-97368 ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2019 13:21:41 noisey Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Photo from Sasser family album

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