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Donald C. Byers (Photo courtesy of Donald A. Byers, Nephew)

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  • Donald Byers

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner/Togglier
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Dreilingen in B-17 #4297344'Carrie B II' Air Medal and Purple Heart

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  • 42-97344 Carrie B II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/2/44; Tinker 4/3/44; Hunter 6/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-P] Deenethorpe 28/4/44; detailed Leipzig 16/8/44 with W.A. Shackleford, Navigator: J.M. Rush, Bombardier: W.M. Scalon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

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    24 August 1944

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Date Contributor Update
01 December 2017 18:10:41 donaldbyers Changes to collection
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Uncle was KIA on 24 Aug 1944 flying on his first mission. Aircraft was shot-down and his parachute failed to deploy.

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2014 18:38:26 donaldbyers Changes to caption, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Donald Byers Nephew

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29 September 2014 13:00:18 AAM Created entry
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