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43-9956

A-20 Havoc

Service

People

  • Daniel Chest

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Italo DeGiusti

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Dan Eastman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Lackovich

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Gentry Milhorn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    Gentry Lavern Milhorn was born on October 15, 1920, in Boise, Idaho, to Gentry Washington and Laura (White) Milhorn. He was the last of eight children in a family that had migrated from Piney Flats, Sullivan County, Tennessee, to Walla Walla,...

  • Horace Pair

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • David Withington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert York

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

Places

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Shot Down East of Dunkirk, France 13 October 1944

Damaged by flak over Dunkirk. The crew was forced to bail out.
Pilot Gentry Milhorn bailed out and was able to return to duty.
SSGT Daniel Chest helped seriously wounded gunner CPL Michael Doran successfully bail out as well.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2021 03:47:36 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

http://www.416th.com/PhotoCollections/671-MilhornGentry_Photos.html

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2021 03:37:39 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://joebaugher.com/usattack/a20_17.html
http://www.416th.com/contents.html

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