Curtis R Biddick

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-5860 'Escape Kit', Killed in Action (KIA).
Earlier on 24 July 1943 flew B-17 #42-30184 'Muggs' flew first 8th AF attack on Norwegian target. Crash landed on return at Aberdeenshire. All crew returned.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Escape kit
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

17 August 1943

Born

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 17 August 1943

Revisions

Date22 Aug 2020 17:47:45
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to aircraft associations
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Added a connection to A/C #42-30184 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date22 Aug 2020 17:41:00
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to mission associations
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Added a connection to the Mission "VIII Bomber Command 75" on 24 Jul 1943.

Date7 Apr 2020 18:27:39
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:41
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 675 / MACR 675, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey, p.187 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database