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George C Kuhl

Military

Flew 35 missions in B-17G. Transferred to Army in 1951 and went to Korea as an artillery officer. In 1965 went to Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. Retired from U. S. Army in July 1970 as Lt. Col. Author of Wrong Place, Wrong Time, a book about the 305th BG's participation in the second Schweinfurt raid on 14 October 1943.

LOM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ Bronze Star/ AM w/ 6 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO w/ 3 battle stars/ WW II VM/ DUC/ medals related to Korean Theater and Vietnam Service

Service

People

  • Robert Law

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot; Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    32 missions over Europe, August 1944 - 24 December 1944; first 11 missions as co-pilot, balance as pilot Air Medal w/ 4 clusters

  • Fred Tate

    Military | Lieutenant | 305th Bomb Group Can Do

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Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38976

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 27/10/44; Grenier 21/11/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 27/11/44; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-J] Chelveston 28/11/44; 544BS/384BG [SU-A] Grafton Underwood 9/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/5/46. SHE’S A HONEY.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Atlantic City, New Jersey 12 January 1924

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2019 09:20:56 RayWells Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Info fro Fred Tate’s Grandson

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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