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Herman I Seidel

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Evaded France 5 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2799 / MACR 2799, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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