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Everett Austin Dasher


Shot up over Lorient, France & had to bail out in England - 1/23/43 on Oxrider crew in B-17 41-24606 'Werewolf' on a mission to Lorient, France. Plane returned back to England on a single engine. Crew bailed out on the English coast and pilots were able to land on hospital grounds in Devon. All crew returned. ; 5/19/43 wounded over Kiel, Germany, a Junkers 88 got him with a bullet, hit the parachute buckle, deflected down lodged near spine; still has bullet in his back (as of 30 Jan 1997) Flew 22 missions over Germany

DFC; AM 3Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart; EAME w/1 Bronze Star; Am. Defense Ribbon



  • George Oxrider

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot; Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    15-Sep-42 Assigned as Pilot, with crew, of B-17F 41-24606 [VK-H] "Werewolf", 303BG/358BS at Kellogg, Field, Battle Creek, Michigan with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. 10-Oct-42 moved with "Werewolf" and crew to Dow Field, Bangor, Maine in preparation for...

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Marlow, Georgia 7 December 1918


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:29 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self,  Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol 1 p. 66 by Bishop and Hey,