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media-25729.jpeg UPL 25729 1Lt Dallas Books 392nd BG

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Object Number - UPL 25729 - 1Lt Dallas Books 392nd BG

Shot down by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-28742 and crashed W of Rottweil, GR. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 392nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

John Slowik
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 579th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11032919 / O-434025
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Old Glory
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 579th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Short Snorter" of the 392nd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '37. 392nd BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Short Snorter
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 579th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

18 March 1944

Born

Buried/ Commemorated

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

18 March 1944

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3319 / MACR 3319, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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