Dorris Hulon Cornette

Military

Object Number - UPL 32508 - Lt. Walt Raiter's BOMB TOTIN' MAMA Crew, 12/25/194?_Tonopah, Nevada, USA: Front Row_L-R; Lt. Richard Koch - Bombardier Sgt. Angelo J. Pucci -...

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4129295 'Bomb Totin' Mama. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW Medal/ Purple Heart/EAME Medal w bronze star plus others

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Bomb Totin Mama
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Jonesboro, Georgia 19 April 1923

Died

24 February 2009

Revisions

Date22 Jul 2019 01:58:53
Contributortbottoms
Sources

Attended same church, Oak View Methodist, High Point, NC.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:07:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3836 & Page 238 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998, D790.A2S45 & Page 274 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010 &  458bg.com including crew picture in Raiter crew in 754th BS

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