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James F Martin

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) rammed by e/a and crashed near Luneburg in B-17 #4297105

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97105 Paper Doll

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Selfridge Fld 3/2/44; Dorval 4/3/44; Assigned RAF [HB-768]; transferred 561BS/388BG Knettishall 13/3/44; Missing in Action Parchim 7/4/45 with Lew Hickman, Arnold Wolf, Cawthorn Perdue, Albt Vawter, Herman Meyer (5 Prisoner of War); John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Enterprise, Alabama, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 7 April 1945
Died 7 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13724 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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