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Flight Officer Marlow James Miller, Jr. - T-000117
B-24D - # 41-11787 - 'ZOMBIE' - 415th BS - 98th BG - 9th AF - Based at Benina Airfield, Benghazi, Libya, North Africa, 1943.
Shot Down on May 11, 1943 by anti-aircraft fire. Aircraft crashed in Catania Harbor, Sicily, while on a mission over
Catania Harbor, Sicily. The aircraft went into a spin after being hit and crashed.
(9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Bailed Out, was captured and became a POW. - MACR 15074.

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 415th Bomb Squadron

    415th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator reconnaissance squadron in early 1942. Engaged initially in antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; redesignated as a heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South...

People

  • George Jones

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    T/O Nuthampstead in B-17G #43-38129 in 28sept44, target Madgeburg, GE. Landed in Brussels with a damaged aircraft. ...

  • Marlow Miller

    Military | Flight Officer | Flight Officer/ Co-Pilot
    Flight Officer Marlow James Miller, Jr. T-000117 ...

Aircraft

  • 41-11787 Zombie

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11787, named, Zombie, was in the 415th Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force, based at Benina Airfield, Benghazi, Libya, North Africa. The plane was shot down by antiaircraft fire and crashed in Sicily, while on a...

Locations

  • Benina

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 02:13:03 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Into the fire - Duane Schultz

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2021 14:24:56 ktm Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

National Archives

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