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Wilbur C Lauer Article

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 612th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Wilbur Lauer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin 7-May-44 in B-17 42-39943 'Lassie Come Home'; shot down by flak, crashed Hohnebostel, seven miles SE of Celle Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4587 Award: PH.

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Date Contributor Update
12 October 2021 18:13:19 Dricharlo Changes to caption
Sources

Rick Graham, nephew of Leon F Stewart, navigator in the 401st BG.

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2021 18:05:05 Dricharlo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Rick Graham nephew of Leon F Stewart, navigator in the 401st BG.

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