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George P Birdsong Jr

Military

Flew 25 missions as pilot on 'Delta Rebel #2'

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People

  • Robert Abb

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • B Byrd

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • Henry Carter

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • Harry Kulchesky

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • Ernest Miller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • Steven Perri

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on Delta Rebel #2 First mission was Nov 7 1942 DFC; Air Medal w 3Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Randy Petersen

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

  • Eugene Remmel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on' Delta Rebel #2'/Returned to states became an instructor,Volunteered for another tour of combat. Flew 50 missions with the 450th BG/15th AAF. Plane was hit, he bailed out and was helped by Marshall Tito's Partisan soldiers Evaded (EVD)

  • Joseph Reynolds

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2', died non battle. Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

Aircraft

  • 42-5077 Delta Rebel No. 2

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 15/9/42; Bangor 11/10/42; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-T] Bassingbourn 15/10/42; Missing in Action 33m Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 with Bob Thompson, Co-pilot: Serge Klinkow, Navigator: George Lausted, Bombardier: Mike Couzzi, Flight engineer/top...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Clarksdale, Mississippi 12 October 1919

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2017 17:48:10 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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