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Erich A Gagel

Military

Service

People

  • Donald Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    "DC", as he was called, attended the following service schools: ...

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 752nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38600

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/8/44; Lincoln 2/9/44; Grenier 6/9/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-S] Framlingham 8/9/44; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with Dick Berryman, Lon Norman, Les Chavet, Mike Riley, Norman Dahlin (5 Killed in Action); Albt Lundberg, Jim...

Missions

  • 894

    18 March 1945

Events

Event Location Date
14 February 1925

Completed 35 combat missions with the 458th BG.

Died 6 January 2014
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2016 22:41:51 Heidi Harrington Changes to nickname
Sources

Updated by Erich's daughter, Heidi Harrington

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2014 15:51:14 Sam_Martin Changes to mission associations
Sources

MACR 13138

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2014 15:50:15 Sam_Martin Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 13138

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2014 15:20:48 Sam_Martin Changes to events
Sources

Daughter provided information for Veteran's Database at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

458bg.com / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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