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William M Fleck


Shot down 11 June 1943 in B-17 #4229875. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29875

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/2/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FO-L] Kimbolton 2/5/43; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen 11/6/43 with Capt George Hamrick, Navigator: Hal Herrick, Bombardier: Walt Kozel, Flight...


Event Location Date
Born St Louis, Missouri, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 11 June 1943
Died 11 June 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:30 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1358 / MACR 1358; The 379th Bombardier Group Anthology, pg 264 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database