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Arthur L Priem


Crew Number 85
He particularly recalled the mission to Berlin March 6 1944 when they were hit by ME109s and FW 190's over the Dutch border. They made it to the target but were again heavily attacked on the way home, hit by flak and set on fire. They put the fire out but the life rafts had been blown away, the radio room destroyed and landing gear controls shot out.


Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
25 November 2021 10:48:13 Helen Changes to biography

390th BG 'times' Sept. 1988

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:09 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /