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Robert A McGuire Jr

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 42-5915 'Cash & Carrie', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5915 Cash & Carrie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 7/5/43; Denver 14/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action (11m) Munster 10/10/43 with Bob McGuire, Co-pilot: Glenn Oster, Navigator: Albt Drouhard,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lamar, Arkansas
Prisoner of war 10 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2020 21:57:04 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography
Sources

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 860

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