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John Alexanian

Military

Evaded (EVD) Shot down by flak and crashed near Leumer on 7/7/44 in B-17 #4231189

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), 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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31189 Paragon

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    (GH) Delivered Cheyenne 29/9/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Memphis 4/11/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-X] Kimbolton 22/11/43; Missing in Action Leipzig 7/7/44 with Bob Harrah, Co-pilot: Bob Giles, Bombardier: Joe Ashbrook, Ball turret gunner: Ken Mays (4...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Auburn, California, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7358 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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