41-28589

Object Number - UPL 24485 - Cecil J. Middleton

Assigned to 566BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bremen, A/C severely hit by flak crew baled out 20-Dec-43. 10 x POW. MACR 1972.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW)

Aurich, Germany 20 December 1943 Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bremen, A/C severely hit by flak crew baled out 20-Dec-43. 10 x POW. MACR 1972.

Manufactured

Tulsa, OK, USA Built at Douglas.

Delivered

Oklahoma, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Hethel, Norwich NR14, UK Assigned to 566BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:04
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 1972 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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