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Joseph Bacun


Shot down in A/C 44-6158 on 13 September 1944. Returned to duty (RTD).


Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6158

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 16/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Grenier 29/6/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-U] Podington 17/7/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 13/9/44 with Elvin Hendrickson, Co-pilot: Joe Bacun, Navigator: Carl Murray, Bombardier: Walt Prebis, Flight engineer...


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28 April 2020 03:28:15 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

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28 April 2020 03:27:14 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations

Added a connection to A/C #44-6158 listed in the "Summary biography".

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28 April 2020 03:23:40 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

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27 September 2014 18:16:56 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8881