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Fred W Ahlheim

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 508th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31162

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/9/43; Gr Island 10/10/43; Memphis 14/10/43; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-V] Polebrook 7/11/43; transferred 511BS [DS-V]; Missing in Action {8m} Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 with Roy Parsons{+ 508BS crew}, Co-pilot: Henry Foster, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born St Louis, Missouri, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 30 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 10:48:48 Lucyd Changes to unit associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record contains information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1757
http://www.fold3.com/image/28713486/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1757 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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