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Frederic W Reinhard

Military

Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 42-29896 'Tondelayo. ' Plane ditched in Channel. Returned to base.

Service

People

  • Bohn Fawkes

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 527BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 combat missions. Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29896 'Tondelayo'. Plane ditched in Channel. Returned to base. Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29896 Tondelayo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/43; Sioux City 20/3/43; Tinker 28/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2017 11:59:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and aircraft associations
Sources

Associated correct aircraft.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 271; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 278

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