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John A Shearman

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People

  • Kimber Crowl

    Military | Captain | Co-pilot | 385th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 550th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38597

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 8/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 549BS/385BG [XA-X] Gt Ashfield 20/9/44; landing accident with Herb McGregor 15/1/45; crash landed ex-Chemnitz 6/2/45; Sal; Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South...

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Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 15:08:32 Michelbe Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, role, person associations, unit associations and aircraft associations
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