44-40144 Pappy's Persuader

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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 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 852nd 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: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 716398
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-09-12

Revisions

Date21 May 2021 19:07:52
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including the Pilot “Robert L Eckard”.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:48
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 8858 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database