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Mathias Biehl Jr

Military

Crew Number 7. Assigned to 568 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x missions ( 17 x aboard 42-30713 "Phyllis Marie").

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Perry Row

    Military | Captain | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 7. Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x missions (17 aboard 42-30713 "Phyllis Marie"). Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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. ...

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30713 Phyllis Marie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/7/43; Scott 10/8/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-E] Framlingham 25/8/43; Missing in Action [34m] Berlin 6/3/44 with Max Quakenbush, Co-pilot: Roger Johnson, Navigator: Amergo Bassi, Bombardier: Harry Bell, Flight engineer/top turret...

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Erie County, NY, USA 1920
Enlisted Buffalo, NY, USA 30 September 1942
Based Framlingham September 1943 – March 1944

Assigned to 568 390BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2018 15:21:11 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/55668778?terms=Mathias%20Biehl
https://www.fold3.com/page/86369859-mathias-biehl-jr/facts

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Biehl%2C+Mathias+Jr.

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