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Carl T Israel

Military

Killed in Action on 8/1/43 while TDY to 9thAF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Lady Jane' 42-40804.

Service

People

  • William Meehan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 1 August 1943 while on TDY to 9thAF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Lady Jane' 42-40804 DFC/ AM/ PH

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Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Birmingham, Alabama 3 December 1920
Enlisted Fort McClellan, Anniston, AL 36201, USA 31 March 1942
Killed in action Ploieștiori 107071, Romania 1 August 1943

Target: Concordia-Vega refineries (Ploesi)
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-AUG-43
Serial Number:42-40804
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: THE LADY JANE / BERTHA
Location: crashed near Ploestiori village north of Concordia-Vega refineries 10crew , 9KIA, 1POW .

Buried Birmingham, AL, USA 1949

Elmwood Cemetery
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2019 11:47:36 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Ploesti Sortie Reports, 93rd Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2016 01:23:32 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100686695
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=851494

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 328

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