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Albert L Dion

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 12 August 1944 in B-17 near Penn, England. Exploded in route to target

Service

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107191 “Peggy”

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 29/9/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-K] AAF-131 Nuthampstead 9/4/44; while on practice mission 4/5/44 with Lt K. Elwood collided in mid-air with 42-102467, but ret to base, vertical fin was damaged. ...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Worchester, Massachusetts
Died 12 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2017 19:29:11 DHardie Changes to service number
Sources

From WW2 Army Air Corps casualty lists

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / document

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