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Donald C Carter

Military

Evaded (EVD) Ran out of fuel and crashed at Noyelles on 7/11/44 in B-24 41-28713.

S/sgt. Donald C. Carter is mentioned by in a publication by Conrad J. Kersch. While he was in the same house in France, Donald had both broken ankles set. Conrad carried him from room to room for meals, etc. Donald had to be moved for security purposes because of the nosey next door neighbour.

See The Albert De Groote Story by Conrad J.Kersch for further reading.

Service

People

  • Homer Badgett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Homer Badgett was co-pilot on B-24 Serial 41-28713 of 389th Bomber Group / 564th Bomber Squadron, short on fuel on return from Badgett's 17th mission on 11 July 1944 to the Munich marshalling yards. ...

  • Andrew Boreske

    Military | Captain | Pilot, / Command Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Ran out of fuel and crashed at Noyelles on 11-Jul-44 in B-24 41-28713 Evaded (EVD). Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Conrad Kersch

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier | 303rd Bomb Group
    Hit by flak just after bombs away on a mission to Wizernes, France on 26 Mar 1944, B-17G 42-31929 'Tennessee Hillbilly' crashed N of St. Omer after the crew baled out. Evaded capture (EVD). ...

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28713

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Serial 41-28713 of 389th Bomber Group / 564th Bomber Squadron, short on fuel on return from the mission of 11 July 1944 to the Munich marshalling yards. The plane exploded and crashed near Noyelles-lès-Seclin, about 5km southwest of Lille, France ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Evaded capture Germany 11 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2020 15:13:57 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and person associations
Sources

Biographical, media and event details added courtesy of Kris Kersch.
Additional information from:
http://www.303rdbg.com .
The Albert De Groote Story by Conrad J.Kersch (from the Hell's Angels Newsletter, Feb 1985, Wilbur "Bud" Klint Editor, re-edited)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7491 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History MACR 7491

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