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Earl B Alexander

Military

Assigned 816BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Homer Anderson crew. Returned from Vienna 16-Mar-45, crash landing B-17 44-6325. RTD MACR 13059

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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People

  • Homer Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned 816BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. Returned from Vienna 16-Mar-45, crash landing B-17 44-6325. RTD MACR 13059 Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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. ...

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 816th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6325

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 4/7/44; Grenier 16/7/44; Assigned 816BS/483BG Sterparone 17/7/44; Missing in Action Vienna 16/3/45 with Homer Anderson, Hatcher, Axler, Alexander, Kramp, Leal, Owens, Bob Smith, Schraeder, Zachritz (10 evaded capture & ret. 30/3/45);...

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Born California, USA

Son of Sylvia Alexander.

Based Sterparone 1944 – 1945

Assigned 816BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 March 2020 21:38:57 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and awards
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Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 05:16:39 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2020 17:14:15 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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