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Russell Murell Warren

Military

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Irl Baldwin crew. 28 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Irl Baldwin

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed 25 x combat missions on 14-May-43. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24577 Hell's Angels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24577 "Hells Angels" was assigned to 358BS/303BG [VK-D] Bangor 14-Oct-42; arrived at Molesworth 24-Oct-42; in landing accident with Irl E. Baldwin 26-Apr-43; slated to RAF 100 Squadron, but retained by 803rd BS ATD (American Training...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Clay City, IL 14 September 1913

Son of Jacob Arthur and Lucy Ellen [McConnell] Warren.

Enlisted Santa Fe, NM 13 December 1941

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Based Molesworth 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Denver, CO 9 October 1982

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2021 14:04:13 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123035352/russell-murell-warren

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2021 14:03:08 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32040781
https://www.fold3.com/image/657588715
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123035352/russell-murell-warren
https://www.fold3.com/record/84783282/russell-m-warren-wwii-army-enlistm...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://303rdbg.com/rost-wxyz.html#W

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