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Robert F Brittain


INT landed in Sweden on 17 Jan 45 in B-24 41-28963.



  • Donald Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    "DC", as he was called, attended the following service schools: ...

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  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28963

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Hit by Flak and severely damaged during bombing raid on Hamburg. Hicks crew. 8 bailed out over Sweden, 2 still on board during crash-landing. Crashed Falkenburg, Sweden. 17-Jan-45. Crew interned. MACR 11730.


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:24 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11730 & Page 273 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010