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John C Bunn

Military

John Bunn served as a tail gunner with the 369th Bomb Squadron of the 306th Bomb Group out of Thurleigh, England. He flew on Jack Lewis' crew. He reported to the ETO on 26 July 1944.

Service

People

  • Jack Lewis

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He reported to the ETO on 06 Jul 1944. Completed 36 missions. Lead the squadron 3 times when he flew the low squadron and on 12/24/44 when the leader dropped out and being as he was deputy took the lead. AM 5OLC, DFC,

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

Events

Event Location Date

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition, 306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pic...

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