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Lee Roy Conner

Military

Lee's original aircraft was named "Do Bunny", after his soon to be wife, Doris Christianson (Frank Christianson's sister). However; upon arrival at Wales, the aircraft they named was given to another crew.

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 412

    14 June 1944
    Mission #10. Bombed an airfield south of Brussels. Bob Martin flew in place of Hussong.

  • 414

    15 June 1944

  • 425

    20 June 1944
    Bombed an airfield. We were hit by flak; a piece hit Palmer's armor plate and another hit a gas tank. Probriefed in the evening for a big secret mission.

  • 426

    20 June 1944

  • 432

    22 June 1944

  • 94

    24 June 1944

  • 445

    28 June 1944

  • 450

    2 July 1944

  • 456

    6 July 1944

  • 466

    11 July 1944
    More than 1000 planes bombed Munich. Flak cut our control cables to elevators and rudder. Flew back by wing trim tabs. Shippy spliced cables before landing. Nine hour ride. Flak hit Sgt Rollinger's oxygen mask and injured his nose and eyes.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2019 12:34:53 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

Information transferred from Media record provided by Bob Conner, Relative, who has Conner's pilot log book and diary

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