44-40117 Hare Power

Object Number - UPL 13768 - First "Hare Power" crew Back Left: Lt Robert G Bennett-Pilot, Jim Wyker-Co-pilot, Art Bailey-Navigator, Roland Weirbank-Bombadier, Chester Desky...

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer

Events

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Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-11-26

Revisions

Date14 Jan 2022 16:35:44
ContributorMorgan Bailey
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correction to spelling

Date14 Jan 2022 16:35:10
ContributorMorgan Bailey
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Oral history of Robert Gordon Bennett, first pilot

Date13 Mar 2015 23:45:18
ContributorTimothy McKeown
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C. Timothy McKeown

Date8 Mar 2015 23:21:58
ContributorTimothy McKeown
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C. Timothy McKeown

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:48
ContributorAAM
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MACR 11156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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