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Frank E Sallee

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B-24 A/C #42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

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  • Bill Basick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group
    Mission 197 to Remagen in B-24 A/C #42-51865 crashed on takeoff, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Beck

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    B-24 A/C #42-51865, crashed on takeoff on mission 197 to Remagen, Germany. He was one of 2 survivors in the crash. EUS - (Escaped Un-scaved).

  • Stephen Bolger

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator / Nose Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B-24 A/C #42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

  • Edmund Bull

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Olaf Coburn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 453rd Bomb Group
    KIA

  • Joelbert Ellingson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • John Gilligan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pathfinder Operator | 453rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B-24 AC# 42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

  • Clarence Hendrix

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Died in the crash on take-off of B-24 42-51865.

  • Alan Judd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B-24 AC# 42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

  • Robert Mercurio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B-24 A/C #42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

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Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51865

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed on take-off for the mission to Remagen, Germany on 1 January 1945. Only 2 survived from the eleven-man crew.

  • 42-51865

    B-24 Liberator

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Event Location Date
Born Illinois
Died 1 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 21:29:09 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C type in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2017 16:46:53 Gulfstream12 Changes to person associations and place associations
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Edited Connections

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2017 16:02:33 Gulfstream12 Changes to media associations
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Frank E. Sallee

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Supplement, Unit History / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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