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Edward M Murphy

Military

Joined the group on 15 May 1943. Flew 10 missions as a copilot on with Dale Briscoe and 15 missions as pilot with his own crew. His last mission was on 30 January 1943. Overall, he completed 25 missions.

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 18 March 1919

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition, Combat Crews pg. 133, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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