UPL 35182

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Story in the local newspaper about Alan Finch bringing his battle damaged B-17 back to base on two engines. He was awarded the DFC for this action

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Units

The insignia of the 34th Bomb Group
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 7th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 487th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-816278
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Mission

  • Date: 5 November 1944

Revisions

Date: 17 Sep 2018 23:21:58
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

from the family archives of Alan E. Finch