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Mervyn L Richards

Connections

Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group, based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Mervyn Richards

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 26 August 1944 when co-piloting B-17 Mairzy Doats (serial number 42-107146) The aircraft was damaged by flak and ditched the North Sea.

Aircraft

Missions

  • 576

    26 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2014 15:33:51 Lucy May Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Supplied to the museum by Fred Streif.

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