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Bernard M Plaut

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  • Robert Burkholder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber Co-pilot / Fighter pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 750BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Detached for Special duties with 1st Scouting Force. Transferred to 857BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Doherty

    Military | Major | 457th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 6 February 1945 DSC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Roderick Francis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot | 457th Bomb Group

  • Roderick Francis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander; Co-Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-17 #4297070. Evaded. Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Bernau on 10 Apr 45 in B-17 #448368

  • Montell Higgins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 12 December 1944 in B-17 43-37567 'Willie III' ...

  • Robert Kaufman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 750BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived ditching in B-17G 42-38063 'GI Virgin'.

  • Claude Sullivan

    Military | First Lieutenant | 457th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

Aircraft

  • 42-38063 'G I Virgin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned 749BS/457BG [S] Glatton 26/1/44; Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with Bob Kaufman, Co-pilot: Bob Burkholder, Navigator: Bernard Plaut, Bombardier: D.J. Letzia, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Missions

  • 469

    12 July 1944
    Picked up a few flak holes. Overcast weather all the way. Another long ride. This makes 17 completed Missions.

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20 May 2018 17:13:44 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 04:50:17 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 04:40:04 WW2Archive Changes to media associations
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07 April 2018 03:43:40 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:41:43 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:40:02 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:36:29 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:31:24 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:24:24 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:20:52 WW2Archive Changes to person associations
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07 April 2018 03:18:40 WW2Archive Changes to service number and place associations
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07 April 2018 03:16:52 WW2Archive Changes to nickname
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07 April 2018 03:15:52 WW2Archive Changes to media associations
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WW2Archives

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21 March 2018 15:52:16 WW2Archive Changes to awards and mission associations
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457th Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 03:31:10 WW2Archive Changes to highest rank, role and awards
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751st Squadron

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:31 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Pnames.html

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