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Nicholas G Duncan

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People

  • James Brumbaugh

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 388th Bomb Group

  • Harold Damman

    Military | Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group

  • Bruce Muirhead

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Pendergast

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 388th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Rabun

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 388th Bomb Group

  • James Rawlins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 388th Bomb Group

  • Sidney Reiner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 388th Bomb Group

  • James Ripley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group

  • James Thomas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 388th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102433 Headache for Hitler

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 7/4/44; damaged over Kiel 22/5/44 with O’Brien, rest unknown (8 Returned to Duty); Co-pilot: Harold Buck, Radio Operator: Foster Carlson (2KIA- in crash);...

  • 42-102666 Wizard of Oz

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/3/44; Kearney 12/4/44; Grenier 28/4/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG [E] Knettishall 30/4/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Lt Oswald 21/6/44; Salvaged 2/7/44. WIZARD OF OZ.

  • 42-102946

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 23/5/44; Missing in Action Krzesinki 29/5/44 with Ray Callahan, Co-pilot: Gene Kivett, Navigator: Jim Russell, Bombardier: John Gerson, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102953 Sky Anne

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 13/5/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG [P] Knettishall 16/5/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Bernard Lord, Co-pilot: Don Trachsel, Navigator: Irving Podolska, Bombardier: Walter Norwicki, Flight...

  • 42-107085 Little Chum

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 16/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 10/3/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 13/3/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Gene Creagh (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Capt Lucian Taylor, Navigator: Don Nicholson, Bombardier: Mitch...

  • 42-30212 Quarterback

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Sioux City 14/5/43; Smoky Hill 11/6/43; Dow Fd 16/6/43; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; transferred Aphrodite project, Missing in Action V-sites, Watten 6/8/44 with Lt Joeseph P Andrecheck & T/Sgt Raymond Healy (2...

  • 42-31973

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/1/44; Savannah 24/1/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 5/2/44; destroyed by Luftwaffe on ground Poltava, Russia, with Lt Muirhead 21/6/44; Salvaged 2/7/44.

  • 42-3395 Passionate Witch II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/6/43; Dow Fd 15/7/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 17/7/43; ...

  • 42-39842 Miss Lace

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 17/9/43; Scott 21/10/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 26/10/43; sal 9AF Germany 19/9/45.

  • 42-39861 Ramp Tramp

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 23/9/43; Gr Island 13/10/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 26/10/43; sal 31/5/45.

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Missions

  • 333

    1 May 1944

  • 342A

    7 May 1944

  • 351

    11 May 1944

  • 353

    12 May 1944

  • 355

    13 May 1944

  • 358

    19 May 1944

  • 359

    20 May 1944

  • 361

    22 May 1944
    From diary of Lt. David W. Leblanc: "Was up at four for a mission to Kiel, Germany. I went as first pilot and Rocky as my co-pilot. Every thing went along swell except at target. Flack was moderate but extremely accurate. Two ships in the lead squadron...

  • 364

    23 May 1944

  • 367

    24 May 1944

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 19:30:25 ram957 Changes to person associations
Sources

388th BG Association records

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 19:23:58 ram957 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

388BG Association records

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 19:17:30 ram957 Changes to mission associations
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388 BG Records

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 18:57:34 ram957 Changes to mission associations
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388 BG Records

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 18:45:43 ram957 Changes to middlename, firstname and nickname
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NARA

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2015 20:01:29 ram957 Changes to service number
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NARA records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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