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Units

  • 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...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Earl Cherry

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5178 'The Old Standby', Prisoner of War (POW). Earlier August 1943 in B-17 #42-5712 'My Prayer' on mission to Schweinfurt, Germany, A/C was attacked by fighters. With A/C afire, 7 of the crew bailed out near...

  • Lloyd Johnson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #425178 'The Old Stand. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Judy

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-5712 'My Prayer' on mission to Schweinfurt, Germany, A/C attacked by fighters. With A/C afire, 7 of the crew bailed out near Frankfurt. Pilot Judy, Co-pilot Lays and Engineer Cherry stayed with the A/C and landed on the grass...

  • George O'Dea

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5178 'The Old Stand', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Capen Simons

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Navigator
    Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3119. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base. Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5178 'The Old Stand', Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Linwood White

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #425178 'The Old Stand. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Imprisoned at Stalag 17B, Krems, Austria, liberated May 1945. POW

  • William Williams

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #425178 'The Old Stand. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Niles Withers

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #425178 'The Old Stand. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 03:57:51 DawnStapinski Changes to collection and caption
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Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 03:55:51 DawnStapinski Created entry with unit associations and person associations
Sources

Personal collection

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