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Joseph F Brady


Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.



  • Harold Fletcher

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Robert Hullar

    Military | Captain | Bomber pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Ditched in North Sea 6-Sep-43 in B-17 42-3002 'Old Squaw'. Picked up by ASR Returned to duty (RTD). 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97557 "Mercy's Madhouse"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/12/43; 1SAG Langley 12/1/44; Mitchell 15/1/44; Assigned 482BG (H2X) Alconbury 5/2/44; transferred 422NLS/305BG [JJ-S] Chelveston 20/3/44; 544BS/384BG [SU-X] Grafton Underwood 4/8/44; 358BS/303BG [VK-X] Molesworth 8/44; landing...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...


Event Location Date
Born New York, NY 1918
Lived in Union County, NJ 1941
Enlisted Trenton, NJ 13 June 1941
Based Molesworth July 1944 – March 1945

Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
24 January 2019 13:24:07 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events and person associations

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2017 15:36:02 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:14 AAM AAM ingest

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