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William Carlton Graff

Military

Completed tour in B-24 'Delectable Doris' named after pilot Graff's girlfriend

Service

People

  • John Driscoll

    Military | Captain | Group Gunnery Officer | 389th Bomb Group
    Flew first D Day mission in B-24 'Delectable Doris' with pilot Graff.

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisiana

Revisions

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Norman Yarborough Combat Diary, The Sky Scorpians by Wilson and Mackay. Crew picture p. 150

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