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Robert S Lang

Military

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4237750. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37750

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/8/43; Long Beach 17/8/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-M] Chelveston 16/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bob Lang (KIA-in crash), Navigator: John Tew, Bombardier: Jim Adcox, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ruben...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 14 October 1943
Died 14 October 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2016 14:13:08 A. van Erp Changes to service number, awards and events
Sources

www.wwiimemorial.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 915 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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