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Gordon L Amos

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30208

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Gore 8/5/43; Sioux City 10/5/43; Dow Fd 16/6/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; Missing in Action Hanover 30/7/43 with Earl Pickard, Co-pilot: Billy Hooker, Navigator: Bob Hoke{evaded capture until he was...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 26 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2015 10:56:35 Lucyd Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3142
http://www.fold3.com/image/37110733/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3142 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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