TSGT Robert Dawson, maintaining his machine guns.
Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
25 mission club
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-I] Kimbolton 11/6/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 with Pilot Glenn E. Camp Jr (EVD-POW); Navigator: Jarvis H. Cooper (EVD-POW);...
Military site : airfield
Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....
|09 July 2019 07:42:37||Emily||Changes to collection|
Removed collection title, as image is a US Official photo
|08 July 2019 23:40:39||Norman Dawson||Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations|
2 March 2002 Interview with Robert M. Dawson