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Rex H Carpenter

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

Aircraft

  • 42-3524

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Lowry 17/8/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-G] Kimbolton 3/10/43; then 527BS [FO-G];Tail gunner: Leon Klein (KIA-pilot was L.G. Miller) 26/2/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 20/7/44 with Bill Moore, Co-pilot: Rex Carpenter, Navigator...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Blue Field, West Virginia, USA
Interned (INT) Germany 20 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7838 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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