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Charles J Graham

Military

B-24 #42-50321, 'Ft. Worth Maid. ' Sollien crew. Shot down by Me109s 27 September 1944, Kassel. Was on 96 day rear march 700 miles before being liberated by Montgomery's 2nd Div. 24 missions flown from 06 July 1944-27 Sept 1944. Missions: 6 July 1944 Tactical Tar; 11 July 1944 Munich, Germany; 12 July 1944 Munich, Germany; 16 July 1944 Saarbrucken, Germany; 17 July 1944 Tactical Target; 18 July 1944 Tactical Target; 19 July 1944 Leipheim Alfd, Germany; 21 July 1944 Saarbrucken, Germany; 1 August 1944 Tactical Target; 2 August 1944 Tactical Target; 3 August 1944 Tactical Target; 5 August 1944 Brunswick, Germany; 6 August 1944 Harburg, Germany; 9 August 1944 Saarbrucken, Germany; 14 August 1944 Tactical Target; 24 August 1944 Brunswick, Germany; 27 August 1944 Oranienburg, Germany; 5 September 1944 Karlsruhe, Germany; 8 September 1944 Karlsruhe, Germany; 9 September 1944 Gustavsburg, Germany; 10 September 1944 Ulm, Germany; 13 September 1944 Ulm, Germany; 26 September 1944 Hamm, Germany; 27 September 1944 Kassel Germany. Crashed near Herleshausen. Prisoner of War (POW).

AM/ PH/ POW

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Decatur, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 27 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9911 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self, MACR 9911

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