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Robert E Doherty

Military

1st mission 14 January 1944. Attacked by fighters on a mission to Berlin and on the return flight with two engines out, B-17F #42-30412 'Mischief Maker II' crashed SSE of Brussels, Belgium on 4 Mar 1944. POW. Luft 6, Luft 4. Stalag 13B, & 7A

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  • Robert Doherty

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    1st mission 14 January 1944. Attacked by fighters on a mission to Berlin and on the return flight with two engines out, B-17F #42-30412 'Mischief Maker II' crashed SSE of Brussels, Belgium on 4 Mar 1944. POW. Luft 6, Luft 4. Stalag 13B, & 7A POW

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Aircraft

  • 42-30412 Mischief-Maker II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Plane Mischief Maker II entered combat approximately Jun43 under command of Capt V.L. Iverson after the original Mischief Maker was damaged beyond repair. After this crew completed 25 missions Maj. Iverson was retained for HQ USSTAF, the crew...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 4 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2017 19:01:16 Cdog5425 Changes to person associations
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Son, Christopher Doherty

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2017 15:31:50 Cdog5425 Changes to awards
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Family; son Chris

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2017 15:30:49 Cdog5425 Changes to nickname and awards
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Family; son Chris

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:13 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3425 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self, MACR 3425, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; Snetterton Heath pg 90, 117, 231

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