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Leslie W Holman

Military

Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Awards: SS, DFC, BSM, (2OLC), AM (13OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Norman Adler

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD. Failed to Return (FTR) Lechfeld 12-Sep-44 flak, crashed Karwendelhaus; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8622. ...

  • William Caldwell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammmer, Germany; A/C hit by flak and filled with smoke, baled out on the 'prepare to' order. A/C subsequently returned to base. 7-Aug-44 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7536 ...

  • Linden Davis

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Kelly

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Norman Klein

    Military | Second Lieutenant | PFF Operator | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Arthur McAdams

    Military | Major | Navigator | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammmer, Germany; A/C hit by flak and filled with smoke, baled out on the 'prepare to' order. A/C subsequently returned to base. 7-Aug-44 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7536 ...

  • Eugene Micinski

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammmer, Germany; A/C hit by flak and filled with smoke, baled out on the 'prepare to' order. A/C subsequently returned to base. 7-Aug-44 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7536 ...

  • Raymond Patterson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammmer, Germany; A/C hit by flak and filled with smoke, baled out on the 'prepare to' order. A/C subsequently returned to base. 7-Aug-44 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7536 ...

  • Bill Wright

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 32nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8001

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 10/5/44; Langley 27/6/44; Dow Fd 18/7/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG as PFF Lucera 30/7/44; Mech failure on Linz mission 25/11/44 with Vernon O Johnson, Beauford F Boswell, Edward D Molloy, Francis J Hanley, Moses D Stone, Melvin R Humphrey,...

Associated Place

  • Lucera

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Vancouver, WA 3 November 1913

Son of Harley H Holman.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2019 19:44:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29405080
https://www.fold3.com/image/312833580?rec=307301792
https://www.301bg.com/holman_leslie_h7373_301bg.cfm

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