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Lee W Frederick


Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 22 x combat missions (11 as photographer)(11 as waist gunner). ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.



  • Maurice Daum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group

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...

  • 359th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102484

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/44; Gr Island 11/4/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-K] Molesworth 23/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 21/11/44 with Arthur Chance, Bob Johnson, Ralph Coykendall, Elmer Menasco, Albt Miller, Leo Torre (6 Prisoner of...


  • 570

    25 August 1944

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 Erie County, NY 1912
Enlisted Binghamton, NY 21 August 1942
Based Molesworth April 1944 – September 1944

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 20:14:27 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:23 AAM AAM ingest

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