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Joseph J Eaton Jr

Military

On 7 August 1944 Crashed at Malmmedy in B-24 'Sunshine Rose' #44-40323, Killed in Action (KIA).

A West Point graduate who took an active interest in the welfare of the officers and enlisted men serving under him.

Group Operations Officer.

AM/ PH

Service

People

  • Willard Fager

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Crew Chief | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 391BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew chief, 70+ missions, no aborts, earned him the Bronze Star. ETD Awards: BS, GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • Headquarters (34th Bomb Group)

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama
Died 7 August 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2020 17:12:20 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / H. Province, ABMC

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