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Charles M Beck Jr

Military

15 MAR 45 ORANIENBURG (100THS Vice-President - Membership). CPT

Service

People

  • Wiliam Duggan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 100th Bomb Group

  • Harry Thompson

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 100th Bomb Group
    Flew 33 missions, the majority on the B17G 'the Maason Dixon' with pilot Sydney Johnson and crew. Flew his final mission and completed his tour at the end of the war on March 21, 1945. Active duty in Korea 2/10/50 to 8/14/52.

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 351st Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 October 2018 07:59:24 apollo11 Changes to firstname, suffix and place associations
Sources

Information gathered after visiting the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.mcadams.org/fpdb/sqds_name2.asp

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