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John Keith Lundberg

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084

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People

  • Robert Benward

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball turret | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Mechanical failure caused force landing in wheat field in B-17 44-6418 'Smashing Thru'. A/C nosed over into unseen railway cutting and fire caused bomb load to explode. Killed in Action (KIA)....

  • William Cusick

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Mechanical failure caused force landing in wheat field in B-17 44-6418 'Smashing Thru'. A/C nosed over into unseen railway cutting and fire caused bomb load to explode. Killed in Action (KIA)....

  • Donald Herrin

    Military | Waist Gunner, Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    May -September 1944

  • John Houston

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Survived crash in B-17 44-6418 'Smashing Thru'. Badly burned in accident. ETD ...

  • Donald Murray

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Mechanical failure caused force landing in wheat field in B-17 44-6148 'Smashin Thru' crashed after take off due to mech failures. A/C exploded. Killed in Action (KIA) 13-Jul-44. No MACR ...

  • Richard Oberlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Epagne-Epagnette on 6/22/44 in B-17 'Spare Charlie ' #4297084 Petroski, R. Crew

  • Allen Osterberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084 Petroski, R. Crew Peak, S. Crew

  • Samuel Peak

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in B-17 42-97084. PH

  • Robert Petroski

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC 42-97084

  • Max Rockey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97084 Spare Charlie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-H] Ridgewell 6/4/44; Missing in Action Tingry-Abbeville 22/6/44 with Sam Peak, Co-pilot: Bob Petroski, Navigator: John Lundberg, Bombardier: Allen Osterberg,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Val Verda, Utah 3 December 1918
Killed in Action (KIA) Abbeville, France 22 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2019 22:16:25 camillemnoel Changes to person associations
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Connections updated

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2019 22:14:50 camillemnoel Changes to person associations
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Connections updated

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2019 18:14:02 camillemnoel Changes to awards
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Award information updated

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2019 02:57:32 camillemnoel Changes to middlename, nickname, service number and events
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Research and documentation.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999, MACR 5918 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5918 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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