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Harry Ramond Card

Military

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 15-Aug-44 in B-17 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick'; Crashed near Beane, Evaded (EVD)

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Arnold Litman

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 15-Aug-44 in B-17 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick' ; Crashed near Beane, Evaded (EVD) Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/44; Hunter 6/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-A] Molesworth 27/6/44; Missing in Action Weisbaden 15/8/44 with Capt Arnold Litman, Co-pilot: Larry Stein, Navigator: Wayne Krouskup, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 554

    15 August 1944
    Airfields in NW Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the primary targets for this mission. 8th Air Force despatches a total of 932 aircraft. The raid is coordinated with 1,000 Royal Air Force (RAF) heavy bombers and Mosquitos attacking 9 airfields...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jackson County, MO 11 November 1923

Son of Harry George and Effie Laveta Card.

Lived in Independence, MO 1942

Worked at North American Aviation, Kansas City.

Based Molesworth 1944 – 15 August 1944

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Force Landed EVD Beaune, France 15 August 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) 15-Aug-44 in B-17 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick'; Crashed near Beane, Evaded (EVD)

Died Independence, MO 25 April 1985
Buried Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, MO May 1985

Mound Grove Cemetery
Independence,
Jackson County, MO

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2019 23:08:18 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28662878
https://www.fold3.com/image/618603183
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79320429/h-raymond-card

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:27 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8440 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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